| Apr 25, 2012
| 3:39 PM
All Baltimore schools are now recycling, officials announced Thursday, an initiative that generated 27 tons of recycled material in its first month.
Until the systemwide effort began in February, 72 schools out of Baltimore's 205 had separated paper,...
| Apr 30, 2012
| 6:54 AM
Outraged education, community and political leaders have called for increased oversight of spending in the Baltimore City school system, amid revelations that about $500,000 was spent to upgrade offices at the district headquarters while city and state...
| Sep 16, 2012
| 2:17 PM
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...
| Sep 18, 2012
| 9:30 AM
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...
| Mar 12, 2013
| 2:37 PM
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”...
| Mar 12, 2013
| 7:00 PM
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...
| Feb 26, 2013
| 3:16 PM
The Baltimore school system has started monitoring the administration of the High School Assessments this year, expanding on a measure that began in 2011 after a series of cheating scandals in its elementary and middle schools.
City school officials...
| Mar 6, 2013
| 11:43 AM
The Baltimore city school system is projecting a nearly $26 million increase in its fiscal year 2014 budget, officials said, however the district's central office will once again take a hit, with a near 9 percent cut.
The figures were released in a...
| Feb 24, 2013
| 6:39 PM
Northwestern High alumni have gone to court to try to stop the Baltimore school from closing, as civil rights activists say the plan is discriminatory because shuttering the institution would disproportionately affect low-income, minority students.
| Feb 25, 2013
| 4:43 AM
Supporters of an ambitious plan to rebuild Baltimore's crumbling schools predict a large turnout Monday night when they gather in Annapolis for a rally in support of the plan, which faces an uphill battle to win passage in the General Assembly.
| Feb 11, 2013
| 11:39 AM
Mr. President, Madam Comptroller, Senators and Delegates, members of the City Council, clergy, colleagues in public service, committed people of Baltimore—thank you for the opportunity to report on the progress of our city and to renew our...