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Andres Alonso

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  • City school system receives seven charter applications

    City school system receives seven charter applications
    The city school board is considering proposals for seven charter schools that include two named for female trailblazers, another attempt at an all-male, college-preparatory program in East Baltimore, and an elementary school for at-risk youths. The new...
  • A Baltimore City teacher's farewell to Alonso

    In the weeks following the news that city schools CEO Andres Alonso was leaving, I've come across various pieces of commentary about the legacy the schools chief will leave. As with most resignations, much of the commentary has been expressions of...
  • Recalling the man who made Alonso

    Recalling the man who made Alonso
    Amid the acclaim for the work of Andres Alonso as Baltimore city schools CEO over the past six years, an unsung hero is Brian Morris, chairman of the school board that selected Dr. Alonso. We were members of that board. The board set its sights high and...
  • City school system passes $1.2B budget

    City school system passes $1.2B budget
    The Baltimore school board unanimously passed a $1.2 billion budget Monday that essentially remained intact since it was presented. The last budget of outgoing schools CEO Andrés Alonso includes cuts to per-pupil funding and high schools but retains...
  • Five things to watch: City school closure proposals

    Five things to watch: City school closure proposals
    The first public vetting of the recommendations to renew and close schools next school year will take place Thursday night, when the school board will hear from schools run by external operators. On Tuesday, Interim schools CEO Tisha Edwards recommended...
  • Roland Park Country School to open public charter school

    Roland Park Country School to open public charter school
    Roland Park Country School has received permission from the Baltimore City Public Schools to open a public charter school for middle school girls in 2015. Roland Park Country, a girls school, is believed to be the first private school in the nation to...
  • Parents blame politics as Severna Park High goes without fixes

    Parents blame politics as Severna Park High goes without fixes
    They had already been through the public testimony, the email campaigns and, they thought, the political wrangling. Severna Park High School was on track to receive a nearly $107 million to rebuild one of Anne Arundel County's highest-performing schools...
  • Baltimore students remain in bottom third on test vs. other cities

    Baltimore's scores on a rigorous national math and reading test were in the bottom third of large urban school districts across the country, though educators highlighted some progress in math and a promising trend of better-than-average results among some...
  • School board approves $275,000 salary range for superintendent

    Howard County's school board agreed to a salary range of about $275,000 for a new superintendent, in addition to approving other recommendations made by a consulting agency. The board held a special meeting Wednesday night to discuss the suggested salary...
  • Advocates, experts call for more attention to bullying of special needs-students

    Special-education advocates are calling for the state to do more to address the bullying of disabled students, saying that a recent lawsuit against the city school system highlights the long-lasting harm that harassment can do to such children. Experts...
  • State to evaluate teachers on student progress

    Maryland moved Monday to begin evaluating teachers based in part on how well their students learn their lessons — a significant change that will be tried first in seven school districts, including Baltimore city and county, this fall. The decision,...