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Baltimore Schools To Continue Testing Security

The Baltimore school system is going to send testing monitors to all schools administering the upcoming state assessments.


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Baltimore Public Schools CEO Pitches Plan To Borrow $1.2 Billion

The chief executive officer of Baltimore’s public schools has told state lawmakers that he hopes to borrow $1.2 billion to overhaul the city’s public school buildings.


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Baltimore City Students Show Growth In Math On Nation’s Report Card

The report card is in for Baltimore City schools. Students rank below the national average, but they’re still making some important progress.



Hampstead Hill Academy Pre-K Students Get New Learning Space

A grand opening for Southeast Baltimore’s youngest learners. It’s not just another day at Hampstead Hill Academy. The 40 plus Pre-K students now have a brand new place to learn.


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Alonso Named To National Governing Board

Baltimore schools CEO Andres Alonso has been appointed to the National Assessment Governing Board which sets policy for the National Assessment of Educational Progress.


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Baltimore City, County Teachers Prepare For Back To School

Summer is coming to an end, and it’s back to school for thousands of kids in Baltimore.


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Dr. Andres Alonso Expected To Continue As City Schools CEO

He may be in the midst of a couple controversies, but city schools CEO Dr. Andres Alonso has inked a deal to stay on the job for another four years.


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Md. School Test Scores Up, Baltimore Sees Drop

There has been a district-wide decline of test scores in Baltimore City schools. It’s the first time in a long time.


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Baltimore Schools Chief Vows Cheating Crackdown

Baltimore schools CEO Andres Alonso is vowing to crack down on cheating.


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Baltimore School For Arts To Get $1M Donation

The Baltimore School for the Arts is receiving a $1 million donation that will help sustain a decades-old youth program.


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City Schools To Approve New Contract For Paraprofessionals

Following a landmark deal struck between Baltimore City Public Schools and the teachers union just passed in November, the Board of School Commissioners is expected to approve a new contract for almost everyone else Tuesday night.


Before sitting in the Oval Office, many former presidents worked in the classroom as schoolteachers including John Adams, James Garfield, Chester Arthur and Lyndon Johnson. (credit: AP)

Baltimore Principals Approve New Union Contract

Union officials say Baltimore school administrators have ratified a deal that would make city principals among the highest paid in the state.