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  • Corruption is endemic in Baltimore

    Corruption is endemic in Baltimore
    What a bombshell — more corruption in the state of Maryland ("Corruption alleged at jail," April 24). From what I read, we really do have the inmates running the asylum. It seems that public safety department secretary Gary D. Maynard is totally...
  • City officials celebrate passage of $1B school construction bill

    City officials celebrate passage of $1B school construction bill
    A year ago, city officials left Annapolis distraught, their plans to obtain massive funding for school construction in the General Assembly’s trash bin.   What a difference a year makes. On Wednesday, Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake, Schools...
  • W.E.B. DuBois High School wins mayor's attendance challenge

    W.E.B. DuBois High School is the latest to win the Mayor's Attendance Campaign competition, after its ninth-grade class increasing its daily attendance by nearly 11 percentage points. The school was surprised with the honor--which includes a dance party...
  • City schools construction bill clears Senate

    City schools construction bill clears Senate
    In a long-sought victory for Baltimore, the Maryland Senate approved a $1 billion financing plan Friday for an unprecedented systemwide drive to rebuild and renovate the city's crumbling school buildings. The measure passed easily on a bipartisan vote of...
  • Alonso: State leaders 'came through' for city school construction bill

    It was a Good Friday indeed for Baltimore city school students--who in the next few years will begin seeing their dilapidated school buildings undergo a major facelift. An unprescedented $1 billion financing plan that will renovate or rebuild roughly 50...
  • City schools construction bill goes to the governor

    City schools construction bill goes to the governor
    Updated at 2:20 p.m. Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake told our City Hall Reporter Luke Broadwater that she could barely contain her excitement upon learning that the school construction bill would pass. "I was so excited last night I was running...
  • 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”...
  • City school board still undecided about Hopkins-run school

    City school board still undecided about Hopkins-run school
    The Baltimore City school board remained deadlocked Tuesday on whether to renew the contract for Baltimore Talent Development High School, run by the Center for Social Organization of Schools at the Johns Hopkins University, extending a decision that...
  • Volunteers revive Christ Child Society in Baltimore

    Volunteers revive Christ Child Society in Baltimore
    The Christ Child Society of Baltimore was formed just a few months ago, but this organization, a chapter of the National Christ Child Society, has hit the ground running. Already, the group has donated books and volunteer hours at many organizations,...