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Andres Alonso

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  • 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...
  • Alonso defends school system in light of audit findings

    Baltimore schools CEO Andrés Alonso defended the system's financial management Thursday as a complex work in progress, in response to a state audit released Thursday outlining 26 recommendations that address inadequate oversight. In a mass email...
  • More Maryland students pass High School Assessments

    Maryland students earned diplomas last year at the highest rate in recent history, according to data released Wednesday by the state Department of Education, which also unveiled a new system of tracking graduates and dropouts. Under the new "cohort"...
  • House committee passes school construction bill

    House committee passes school construction bill
    With bipartisan help from sympathetic lawmakers, Baltimore won a House committee's approval Tuesday for a $1 billion plan to replace and repair old schools. The Appropriations Committee voted 21-3 to send the plan to the House floor. Senate President...
  • Senate panel OKs Baltimore school construction bill

    A Senate committee approved legislation Wednesday that would launch a $2.4 billion plan to rebuild aging Baltimore city schools, putting the measure on an apparent fast track toward final passage. The Budget & Taxation Committee cast a bipartisan 13-0...
  • MIller says city schools plan being overhauled

    Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller said Tuesday that legislative leaders are working to overhaul Baltimore’s proposal for a $2.4 billion plan to rebuild  its crumbling school facilities in way that he’s “fairly confident”...