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Andres Alonso

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  • 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,...
  • City experiences setback on MSAs

    City experiences setback on MSAs
    While students around the state showed progress on the Maryland School Assessment, Baltimore City not only experienced a setback this year with declines in math and reading, but several dozen of the district's schools were among those that performed the...
  • Alonso should be shown the door

    Reacting to the cheating on test scores at two Baltimore schools, city schools CEO Andres Alonso states that the system's "progress has been real" ("2011 scores will be clean, Alonso vows," June 24). I say, "real ugly." How can kids in Baltimore...
  • Alonso: Too much money for too little result

    Baltimore taxpayers pay Baltimore schools CEO Andres Alonso over a quarter of a million dollars a year as well as money for a car and driver ("Alonso signs on for four more years," July 1). Why can't he drive himself to work? In the new contract he can...
  • Evaluating Alonso

    For at least the second time in the past several months you have asked readers their opinion of the job city schools CEO Andres Alonso is doing — and for the second time I am asking why you feel the need to do this. Mr. Alonso just accepted a four-...
  • 100 things we love about Baltimore -- Printable list

    100 things we love about Baltimore -- Printable list
    A moody tavern. An extraordinary cocktail. The easy lapping of bay water against the banks of the Inner Harbor. Duckpin lanes. Old Bay. Art in an otherwise empty storefront. For all of these things, and for so many more, people love Baltimore. People feel...
  • City school system grapples with principal turnover

    City school system grapples with principal turnover
    Since Baltimore schools CEO Andrés Alonso took the helm four years ago, only about one-quarter of the system's principals have remained in their posts, a high turnover rate that has rankled education advocates who say they are concerned that leadership...
  • Mayoral candidates sound off on issues before spirited crowd

    Six candidates for Baltimore mayor sounded off on education, drug addiction, vacant homes and job creation at a Tuesday night forum sponsored by a coalition of nearly three dozen advocacy groups. Speaking before a spirited standing room crowd of about...