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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--...
  • Juvenile violence in Baltimore continues to decline

    Violence against juveniles has declined significantly in Baltimore in recent years as juvenile arrests have dropped and student graduations increased — a trend that the city schools chief said stills lags behind perceptions of the city's youths....
  • Alonso wants to borrow $1.2 billion to repair city schools

    Alonso wants to borrow $1.2 billion to repair city schools
    Baltimore City's schools chief told state legislators Tuesday that he hopes to borrow $1.2 billion— six times more than the school system's current bonding authority — to pay for a massive and rapid overhaul of the city's crumbling public...
  • State wants to curb student suspensions

    Concerned about the high numbers of student suspensions, state school board members are proposing an overhaul of discipline codes that would move away from zero-tolerance policies. School board President James H. DeGraffenreidt Jr. said Tuesday that...
  • City principals among lowest-paid school leaders in state

    City principals among lowest-paid school leaders in state
    Even as Baltimore principals have been given an unprecedented amount of responsibility over the past four years under schools CEO Andrés Alonso, their average salary has remained among the lowest in the state. The average salary for city principals...
  • Mayor, Alonso ask legislators for school construction flexibility

    Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake and Baltimore schools chief Andrés Alonso told legislators Friday that the city needs more flexibility in spending the school construction money it gets from the state — seeking a change that would let the school...
  • Good morning, Baltimore: Need to know for Friday

    Good morning, Baltimore: Need to know for Friday
    WEATHER Today's forecast calls for sunny skies with a high near 50 degrees. It is expected to be mostly clear tonight, with a low temperature around 35 degrees. FROM LAST NIGHT... McDevitt out as CEO of Medifast: Medifast Inc., an Owings Mills-based...
  • Mayor questions Alonso's school-construction plan

    Mayor questions Alonso's school-construction plan
    Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake expressed concerns about her schools chief's proposal to borrow $1.2 billion to fix Baltimore's crumbling school buildings, touting her own more modest plan as realistic in her State of the City address Monday. The mayor...
  • City proposes one school closure, scaling back grade levels at three others

    Baltimore school officials will begin meeting with four school communities Wednesday, after the district made recommendations that will displace dozens of staff and hundreds of students at one failing high school in Cherry Hill and three elementary/middle...