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Andres Alonso

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  • 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...
  • Statement from Andres Alonso on his resignation

    Statement from Andres Alonso on his resignation
    Monday, May 6, 2013 Dear City Schools Partners and Friends, I am writing to you today to let you know that at the end of the current school year, I will retire and leave Baltimore City Public Schools and this great city to return to my home in New...
  • 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...
  • City school system announces 10-year plan, school closures

    City school system announces 10-year plan, school closures
    The Baltimore city school system announced Tuesday the closure of 26 school buildings in the next decade, as part of a large-scale plan to overhaul its dilapidated infrastructure. The highly anticipated "10-year plan" would also see 136 school...
  • Charter school renewals, contract schools debated

    Today, The Sun published a story about a slew of Baltimore city charter schools are up for renewal this school year, and all agree that it was fine time for the popular schools to have a uniformed, reliable and rigorous evaluation process that will...
  • City school police cast vote of 'no confidence' in chief

    City school police cast vote of 'no confidence' in chief
    Members of the Baltimore school police union cast a vote of "no confidence" in their police chief last month, pointing to what they said was his lack of responsiveness to their concerns, union leaders announced Thursday. In a letter addressed to city...
  • Baltimore charters looking to the next decade

    Baltimore charters looking to the next decade
    Eighteen charter schools seeking contract renewals to continue operating in Baltimore are undergoing a rigorous review process that will uniformly evaluate them for the first time since they began populating the district 10 years ago. The majority of the...
  • Schools audit alarms state, city lawmakers

    Schools audit alarms state, city lawmakers
    State and city lawmakers sharply criticized the Baltimore school system Monday after a searing audit called attention to a lack of oversight on school spending. Elected officials said they were deeply concerned by the preliminary audit report, which...
  • Alonso calls report done by school consultant 'objective'

    Alonso calls report done by school consultant 'objective'
    Baltimore schools CEO Andres Alonso sent an email to the community this week promoting an "objective, third-party analysis" of his student funding model. But The Baltimore Sun found that the company that did the report helped him implement that program....
  • City to pilot new evaluations for all teachers

    All 6,000 Baltimore educators will take part this year in testing a new teacher evaluation system that ties their effectiveness more closely to student performance, school officials announced this week. This system, tested in the city last year for 309...
  • Mayor calls on Alonso, school board to fix broken financial management

    Mayor calls on Alonso, school board to fix broken financial management
    On the eve of the release of a comprehensive Baltimore school system audit, Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake said Wednesday that the lapses in financial management outlined in a draft report were "unacceptable" and called on school officials to take...