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Terrell Carr and his mother, Niesha Carr, have loved his experience at William C. March Middle School. From the Arabic classes in which he's excelled to the quality of the instruction, both have nothing but good things to say about the school. And they...
The Baltimore city school system was named among the top 10 districts of choice in a national ranking published by the Brookings Institute on Tuesday. Of the 107 districts examined, the system received a grade of B-, and tied for the number seven spot...
The Baltimore school system failed to follow its policies when hiring a temporary employee who allegedly misrepresented himself as a child therapist and is now charged with raping a teen. City school officials said Shawn Nowlin, a 27-year-old arrested...
Baltimore city school officials acknowledged this week that lax employee verification protocols may have contributed to a temporary employee -- who was recently arrested on charges he impregnated a 15-year-old girl in Harford County -- taking on a...
The Baltimore city school system announced Tuesday the closure of 26 school buildings in the next decade, as part of a large-scale plan to overhaul its dilapidated infrastructure. The highly anticipated "10-year plan" would also see 136 school...
Today, The Sun published a story about a slew of Baltimore city charter schools are up for renewal this school year, and all agree that it was fine time for the popular schools to have a uniformed, reliable and rigorous evaluation process that will...
Tags: Academic Progress
Eighteen charter schools seeking contract renewals to continue operating in Baltimore are undergoing a rigorous review process that will uniformly evaluate them for the first time since they began populating the district 10 years ago. The majority of the...
Baltimore schools CEO Andres Alonso sent an email to the community this week promoting an "objective, third-party analysis" of his student funding model. But The Baltimore Sun found that the company that did the report helped him implement that program....
Tags: Teaching and Learning, Students
Members of the Baltimore school police union cast a vote of "no confidence" in their police chief last month, pointing to what they said was his lack of responsiveness to their concerns, union leaders announced Thursday. In a letter addressed to city...
Maryland students earned diplomas last year at the highest rate in recent history, according to data released Wednesday by the state Department of Education, which also unveiled a new system of tracking graduates and dropouts. Under the new "cohort"...
Baltimore schools CEO Andrés Alonso defended the system's financial management Thursday as a complex work in progress, in response to a state audit released Thursday outlining 26 recommendations that address inadequate oversight. In a mass email...
On the eve of the release of a comprehensive Baltimore school system audit, Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake said Wednesday that the lapses in financial management outlined in a draft report were "unacceptable" and called on school officials to take...
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