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  • Principals union plans to protest at North Ave. on Tuesday

    Retired principals from Baltimore City schools are scheduled to picket outside of city school headquarters Tuesday, in protest of the city school board's recent decision to dismiss one principal and not reinstate another until 2013. The principals and...
  • Dozens of vacancies mark start of critical year in Baltimore

    Baltimore schools opened the year with 87 teacher vacancies, a trend that is not uncommon in the region but comes during a critical year for the system as it embarks on a new student curriculum and teacher evaluation system. City officials said they...
  • NAACP wants to investigate number of women, African-Americans replaced in city schools

    The local chapter of Baltimore's NAACP has taken an interest in the recent tensions brewing between Baltimore city principals and city schools CEO Andres Alonso's administration, denouncing the recent moves concerning two principals whose school was...
  • City schools special education legal fight ends

    The nearly three-decade legal fight that transformed the long-beleaguered special-education system in Baltimore city schools has officially come to an end. Vaughn G. et al. v. the Mayor and City Council of Baltimore, a federal suit filed by the...
  • KIPP Ujima math educator named Baltimore City's Teacher of the Year

    KIPP Ujima math educator named Baltimore City's Teacher of the Year
    A mathematics educator whose students have consistently scored among the highest in Baltimore and Maryland on state assessments was named the city's 2012 Teacher of the Year. Bradley Nornhold, a seventh- and eighth-grade math teacher at the high-...
  • City school system grapples with principal turnover

    City school system grapples with principal turnover
    Since Baltimore schools CEO Andrés Alonso took the helm four years ago, only about one-quarter of the system's principals have remained in their posts, a high turnover rate that has rankled education advocates who say they are concerned that leadership...
  • Parents blame politics as Severna Park High goes without fixes

    Parents blame politics as Severna Park High goes without fixes
    They had already been through the public testimony, the email campaigns and, they thought, the political wrangling. Severna Park High School was on track to receive a nearly $107 million to rebuild one of Anne Arundel County's highest-performing schools...
  • State to evaluate teachers on student progress

    Maryland moved Monday to begin evaluating teachers based in part on how well their students learn their lessons — a significant change that will be tried first in seven school districts, including Baltimore city and county, this fall. The decision,...
  • City experiences setback on MSAs

    City experiences setback on MSAs
    While students around the state showed progress on the Maryland School Assessment, Baltimore City not only experienced a setback this year with declines in math and reading, but several dozen of the district's schools were among those that performed the...
  • Alonso should be shown the door

    Reacting to the cheating on test scores at two Baltimore schools, city schools CEO Andres Alonso states that the system's "progress has been real" ("2011 scores will be clean, Alonso vows," June 24). I say, "real ugly." How can kids in Baltimore...
  • Alonso: Too much money for too little result

    Baltimore taxpayers pay Baltimore schools CEO Andres Alonso over a quarter of a million dollars a year as well as money for a car and driver ("Alonso signs on for four more years," July 1). Why can't he drive himself to work? In the new contract he can...