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Andres Alonso

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  • 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...
  • City residents plead their case for school targeted for closure

    Armed with picket signs and passion for their schools, Baltimore residents packed the district's headquarters Tuesday night, pleading with school board members to preserve the programs that CEO Andrés Alonso has recommended be closed or dismantled....
  • 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...
  • Evaluating Alonso

    For at least the second time in the past several months you have asked readers their opinion of the job city schools CEO Andres Alonso is doing — and for the second time I am asking why you feel the need to do this. Mr. Alonso just accepted a four-...
  • 100 things we love about Baltimore -- Printable list

    100 things we love about Baltimore -- Printable list
    A moody tavern. An extraordinary cocktail. The easy lapping of bay water against the banks of the Inner Harbor. Duckpin lanes. Old Bay. Art in an otherwise empty storefront. For all of these things, and for so many more, people love Baltimore. People feel...
  • 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...