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  • Why doesn't Baltimore's schools chief need teaching experience?

    Why doesn't Baltimore's schools chief need teaching experience?
    Why doesn’t Baltimore’s schools CEO need teaching experience, like other superintendents in the state? It was a question on the mind of many education observers last week, after hearing that the city’s schools chief is not bound by the...
  • 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...
  • Baltimore second in per-pupil spending, Census Bureau says

    Baltimore second in per-pupil spending, Census Bureau says
    The Baltimore school system ranked second among the nation's 100 largest school districts in how much it spent per pupil in fiscal year 2011, according to data released Tuesday by the U.S. Census Bureau. The city's $15,483 per-pupil expenditure was...
  • Community sounds off on Baltimore superintendent search

    Community sounds off on Baltimore superintendent search
    The next Baltimore city schools CEO should lead with integrity, have compassion for students, and be politically and technologically ready to meet 21st century demands. These are some of the qualities and qualifications that parents, educators and Mayor...
  • Alonso makes list of potential candidates for NYC schools chancellor

    Alonso makes list of potential candidates for NYC schools chancellor
    Former Baltimore city schools CEO Andres Alonso has topped a short list of strong contenders for the schools chancellor seat in New York City. Gotham Schools, a news website that covers New York education, published a list of five names their research...
  • City school system launches fundraising campaign for school uniforms

    City school system launches fundraising campaign for school uniforms
    The Baltimore City school system has launched a campaign to raise $400,000 to help families afford school uniforms, interim CEO Tisha Edwards announced Tuesday. “We all have the opportunity to make sure that every student has a uniform, and that...
  • City school executives offered retention stipends

    City school executives offered retention stipends
    Seven senior administrators in the Baltimore City school system are being offered $10,000 each to stay through June to assist with the transition to a new administration — an expense that school officials say is the price of maintaining stability....
  • Baltimore schools CEO position is officially advertised

    Baltimore schools CEO position is officially advertised
    The job profile for the next superintendent of Baltimore City schools was posted Thursday, kicking off the recruitment phase of the national search.  According to the job advertisement, posted on a website called "School Leadership 2.0," the candidate...