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Andres Alonso

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  • Alonso sends encouraging message to school leaders

    Alonso sends encouraging message to school leaders
    As they prepare to welcome students back in two weeks, city schools CEO Andrés Alonso encouraged hundreds of principals Tuesday to overcome last year's across-the-board test score declines, which he said shouldn't eclipse other successes. "This is an...
  • Alonso first-day school tour sets tone for year of academic focus

    Alonso first-day school tour sets tone for year of academic focus
    Breaking from the tradition of beginning the school year with the city's Blue Ribbon recipients and highest performers, Baltimore schools CEO Andrés Alonso personally welcomed back students and staff who will take part in radical transformations at...
  • School for the Arts opens year amid controversies

    School for the Arts opens year amid controversies
    A rare air of controversy has marked the new school year at the Baltimore School for the Arts, with administrators disclosing this week that the school's payroll practices are being investigated. The revelation comes as parents say they want to be...
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  • Catherine E. Pugh

    Catherine E. Pugh
    1. Please describe your educational and professional background and how it has prepared you to serve as mayor. I hold an undergraduate degree in business administration and my MBA, both from Morgan State University. I have served as a banker, dean of...
  • More Baltimore graduates attend two-year colleges, where they are less likely to earn degree

    More Baltimore graduates attend two-year colleges, where they are less likely to earn degree
    The number of Baltimore City high school graduates enrolling in four-year colleges and universities has dropped in recent years as more head to two-year institutions where they are far less likely to graduate. The Baltimore Education Research...
  • One former city teacher's fight to be laid off properly

    Last year, we wrote about Kim Parr, who was laid off from her teaching position at the Baltimore School for the Arts amid budget cuts. Students marched down to City Hall to save the visual arts teacher of 27 years, and the layoffs--she was one of three--...
  • What now? Legislative leaders decry budget cuts, say special session is needed

    What now? Legislative leaders decry budget cuts, say special session is needed
    Democratic lawmakers limped out of Annapolis Tuesday having enacted a "doomsday" budget that slashes spending for education and other services they do not want to cut — and with no clear plan on how to fix a political mess of their own making....
  • Baltimore County school board OKs Dance as superintendent

    Baltimore County school board OKs Dance as superintendent
    The Baltimore County school board voted unanimously Tuesday night to approve S. Dallas Dance, a Houston school administrator, as the next superintendent of its 105,000-student system. During a brief news conference after the vote, Dance said he had had...
  • City schools will have to shed more than 100 international teachers

      More than 100 international teachers in the Baltimore city school system will most likely lose their jobs and work visas, after a recent labor market test conducted by the district showed that there were hundreds of foreign instructors teaching in...
  • City schools says goodbye to Michael Carter, longtime advocate and director of community engagement

    Funeral services were held Wednesday for Michael Carter, a longtime Baltimore city schools advocate whose outspokeness landed him the position in the administration of CEO Andres Alonso as the director of the district's parent and community engagement...