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  • 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...
  • City educators question school system's heat dismissal policy

    City educators question school system's heat dismissal policy
    As the heat index crept toward the 90-degree mark Tuesday morning, Baltimore city social studies teacher Ejaz Baluch watched his students at ConneXions School for the Arts begin to fade. By 11 a.m., when the heat index had risen to 93 degrees, the school...
  • Two city principals suspected of testing improprieties recommended for reinstatement

    Two city principals suspected of testing improprieties recommended for reinstatement
    Citing "crude" and "incompetent" investigations into test-tampering allegations at a Baltimore elementary school, hearing officers have recommended the reinstatement of two administrators city schools CEO Andrés Alonso attempted to dismiss amid suspicions...
  • Good morning, Baltimore: Need to know for Friday

    Good morning, Baltimore: Need to know for Friday
    WEATHER Today's forecast calls for mostly cloudy skies, a chance of rain and thunderstorms, and a high temperature near 83 degrees. Friday night is expected to be rainy, with a low temperature around 65 degrees. TRAFFIC Check our traffic map for this...
  • Principals Union: Hold Alonso, school board accountable

    The city's principal's union released an extensive statement calling on city schools CEO Andres Alonso and the city school board to uphold the hearing officers' opinions to reinstate two city administrators, Angela Faltz and Marcy Isaac, who were found to...
  • Bottle tax hike could move forward Monday

    Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake's proposed increase to the city's tax on bottle beverages is expected to move forward Monday after being corked up for months by a City Council committee. Council members, led by Council Vice President Edward Reisinger,...
  • City school board approves two new charters

    The Baltimore school board approved applications this week to open the Creative City Public Charter School, an arts integration elementary school, and the Baltimore Collegiate School for Boys, a college preparatory program that starts in fourth grade....
  • Report finds $2.45 billion in city school building upgrades

    Fifty Baltimore schools are so dilapidated or underused that they should be closed or rebuilt, according to a new report that also identified $2.45 billion in school infrastructure needs across the city. The findings, released Tuesday, were used by school...
  • Despite speculation, Alonso is not a finalist for Philadelphia job

    Speculation that Andres Alonso would leave the Baltimore City school CEO job for a new superintendent post has been rampant for years. Whenever an opening for the top job in an urban district appeared, Alonso's name seemed to be mentioned. He has always...
  • Mayor plans to raise bottle tax to pay for school construction

    Mayor plans to raise bottle tax to pay for school construction
    Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake will seek to raise the city's bottle tax from 2 cents to 5 cents as part of a plan to boost funding for school construction and repairs, her administration said Thursday. The bottle tax money and other revenue would...