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  • City leaders call for review of schools credit cards

    City leaders call for review of schools credit cards
    Baltimore's top leadership called on the school system Monday to tighten oversight of its expenditures after a Baltimore Sun investigation found central office staff spent roughly $500,000 during the past year and a half on items such as a $7,300 office...
  • Playing loose with city credit cards

    Regarding your story on questionable credit card expenses by Baltimore City school administrators, the various explanations offered by school officials are unconvincing despite their incredible rhetoric ("City school officials play loose with credit,"...
  • Weinberg, city schools celebrate three new libraries

    Weinberg, city schools celebrate three new libraries
    This time last year, Thomas Johnson Elementary/Middle School librarian Sharon Smith used the only technology she had — a laptop and a projector — to bring color and excitement to her students by shining animated books from the Internet onto...
  • 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...
  • City, school system partner to offer more summer options

    Baltimore city students will have a plethora of options for education and recreation this summer, under a new partnership between city agencies and school system that will expand the scope and length of programming for city youth. Mayor Stephanie...
  • City schools pass 2013 budget

    City schools pass 2013 budget
    The Baltimore City school board voted Tuesday to pass the district's proposed $1.31 billion budget, which includes a decrease in the per-pupil funding for charter schools. As the amount spent on students in traditional schools increases, the system's...
  • Maryland receives No Child Left Behind waiver

    Maryland receives No Child Left Behind waiver
    Maryland was one of eight states granted a waiver Tuesday from some of the strictest requirements of the federal No Child Left Behind Act, which will allow the state to set more reasonable goals for student achievement levels and adopt reforms to close...
  • 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,...