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  • City principals kick off year of 'what's possible'

    City principals kick off year of 'what's possible'
    Baltimore administrators kicked off the coming school year Wednesday in an unconventional ceremony during which interim schools CEO Tisha Edwards told them that they would be encouraged to take risks, make mistakes and push the limits of what's possible....
  • City school board to scrutinize high principal turnover

    City school board to scrutinize high principal turnover
    Members of the Baltimore City school board expressed concern this week about the number of new principal appointments -- continuing a trend of turnover that has seen more than 90 percent of the district's school leadership change in the last six years....
  • City schools' academic chief resigns

    City schools' academic chief resigns
    Baltimore city schools' academic chief will leave the district next month, city school officials confirmed Wednesday, the second key departure in a critical year that will see a transition into the most high-stakes academic climate the district has seen...
  • The Baltimore Design School -- a blueprint for transformation -- opens

    The Baltimore Design School -- a blueprint for transformation -- opens
    When Baltimore school officials lobbied state lawmakers to fund an ambitious $1 billion, 10-year plan this year to modernize facilities, no one understood having a decade-long vision more than Sen. Catherine Pugh. It was about 10 years ago that Pugh...
  • Second city schools cabinet member resigns

    Jonathan Brice, a key player in the administration of former city schools CEO Andres Alonso, will leave his post to take an appointed position at the U.S. Department of Education. Brice, who served as the director of student support and safety before he...
  • City schools construction bill goes to the governor

    City schools construction bill goes to the governor
    Updated at 2:20 p.m. Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake told our City Hall Reporter Luke Broadwater that she could barely contain her excitement upon learning that the school construction bill would pass. "I was so excited last night I was running...
  • City officials celebrate passage of $1B school construction bill

    City officials celebrate passage of $1B school construction bill
    A year ago, city officials left Annapolis distraught, their plans to obtain massive funding for school construction in the General Assembly’s trash bin.   What a difference a year makes. On Wednesday, Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake, Schools...
  • W.E.B. DuBois High School wins mayor's attendance challenge

    W.E.B. DuBois High School is the latest to win the Mayor's Attendance Campaign competition, after its ninth-grade class increasing its daily attendance by nearly 11 percentage points. The school was surprised with the honor--which includes a dance party...
  • After deadlock, city school board renews contract of Hopkins-run school

    After deadlock, city school board renews contract of Hopkins-run school
    Following a two-month impasse, the Baltimore City school board voted Tuesday to extend a one-year contract to the operators of Baltimore Talent Development High School. The school board voted unanimously, with one recusal, to allow the Center for Social...
  • Corruption is endemic in Baltimore

    Corruption is endemic in Baltimore
    What a bombshell — more corruption in the state of Maryland ("Corruption alleged at jail," April 24). From what I read, we really do have the inmates running the asylum. It seems that public safety department secretary Gary D. Maynard is totally...
  • Alonso timeline

    Alonso timeline
    2007 •The Baltimore school board hires Andrés Alonso, New York City's No. 2 education official, as its schools CEO. 2008 •Alonso introduces "Fair Student Funding," which gave principals the autonomy to formulate their budgets. He also...