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  • Woman injures city school employee in altercation

    A Baltimore school staff member was injured Monday during an altercation with a woman who pulled out a knife when she was informed she couldn't visit a student, according to city school officials. The school system lauded the rapid actions of school...
  • Baltimore schools chief notes areas for improvement

    Baltimore schools chief notes areas for improvement
    Baltimore's school system has been in transition over the past five years, and the next five will see more "stops, starts and uncertainties," with a newfound focus on the classroom, schools CEO Andrés Alonso told principals Tuesday. Against the...
  • City schools' operations workers sign on to pay-for-performance contract

    Starting this school year, everyone from cafeteria workers to custodial staff will be evaluated and paid based on their performance, under what union and city school officials call a first-of-its-kind contract for operations staff in the country. After...
  • 22 city schools to start year without permanent leaders

    22 city schools to start year without permanent leaders
    Twenty-two Baltimore schools will open Monday without permanent principals in place, continuing the unprecedented turnover under Andrés Alonso — moves that the administrators union says reflect "vindictive" and "capricious" decisions by the...
  • City principals union head protests demotions

    The president of the Baltimore principals union has vowed to protest recent actions he called "vindictive" and "capricious" after city schools CEO Andres Alonso demoted 15 principals whose schools had low scores on state tests. In a memo obtained by...
  • MIller says city schools plan being overhauled

    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”...
  • City school board still undecided about Hopkins-run school

    City school board still undecided about Hopkins-run school
    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...
  • City schools' credit card statements offer a glimpse into the "cost of doing business"

    In the last year, as Baltimore city schools' budgetary decisions -- $14 million in overtime, generous leave payouts, a renovated IT Department -- have faced heightened scrutiny, officials have defended much of their spending as "the cost of doing...
  • City school board reinstates principal who had been fired over alleged cheating

    City school board reinstates principal who had been fired over alleged cheating
    The city school board reinstated a principal Monday night who had been fired by CEO Andrés Alonso over alleged cheating at her school. But the reinstatement of Abbottston Elementary School Principal Angela Faltz won't take effect until 2013, and she...
  • 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,"...