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  • 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...
  • City clergymen ask leaders for bottle tax and commitment for school facilities

    A group of clergymen called on the city's political leaders Thursday to commit to Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake's bottle tax proposal and schools CEO Andrés Alonso's large-scale facilities plan that would fund a huge overhaul of the city's dilapidated...
  • Alonso, school board debate politics of school construction plans

    The Baltimore city school board voted Tuesday to pass a resolution that supports the plan proposed by schools CEO Andres Alonso to execute a rapid and massive overhaul of the city's debilitating school facilities by borrowing $1.2 billion--six times...
  • Alonso says district has a "puncher's chance" at school construction plan

    After joining with the mayor in Annapolis to tesify on behalf of school construction funds, city schools CEO Andres Alonso told the city school board Tuesday night that the district had a "puncher's chance" at garnering enough support to secure a steady...
  • City schools to continue heightened testing security

    The Baltimore school system will deploy testing monitors to all schools administering the state assessments next week, even as the city principals union has called for investigations into alleged cheating at 16 schools to be suspended. CEO Andrés...
  • Good morning, Baltimore: Need to know for Monday

    Good morning, Baltimore: Need to know for Monday
    WEATHER Today's forecast calls for mostly cloudy skies, with a high temperature near 45 degrees. Tonight's forecast calls for mostly clear skies and a low temperature around 30 degrees. TRAFFIC Check our traffic map for this morning's issues as you...
  • Blog: Study released on principal turnover, including Baltimore's, takes critical look at impact on schools

    A recent study commissioned by New Leaders for New Schools and conducted by RAND Corp., shows that first-year principals and becoming less likely to stay in their schools after one or two years, and that a churning principal pool can have a negative...
  • Blog: Alonso's 2012 videotaped message to district about testing integrity

    Baltimore city schools CEO Andres Alonso has released his 2012 message to the district on testing integrity, as the school system gears up to begin administering the Maryland School Assessements to students in grades three through eight on March 12. A...