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Andres Alonso

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  • 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-...
  • Alonso, area superintendents plead for restoration of education funding

    Three Maryland superintendents whose school systems stand to take the biggest hit from Maryland's 'Doomsday' budget pleaded with state legislators Monday to reverse an estimated $129 million cut to public education that they said would have devastating...
  • City school employees could see furloughs if doomsday budget stands

    City school employees could see furloughs if doomsday budget stands
    Baltimore school employees would be forced to take furlough days if the district has to absorb millions of dollars in education cuts outlined in the state's "doomsday" budget, city schools CEO Andrés Alonso said Tuesday as he prepared to present the...
  • Alonso: School system cannot inherit rec centers, fund struggling youth programs

    Baltimore city CEO Andres Alonso told city council leaders Tuesday that the school system is not in the financial position to inherit recreation centers that are slated for closure in the city budget, after being peppered by council members about 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...
  • 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...