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Baltimore Schools Prep For Massive Renovations

Baltimore public schools are on the verge of a system-wide makeover that officials hope will provide safer learning conditions for students and spark an era of academic achievement.

05/12/2013

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Baltimore Students Have Advice For Future School CEO

Students in the Baltimore City school system are just absorbing the news that the schools CEO is leaving.

05/07/2013

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Md. House Passes Plan To Allow City Of Baltimore To Get $1B In Bonds To Build, Fix Up Schools

A plan to overhaul dozens of crumbling schools in the city of Baltimore and construct better ones advanced Friday when the Maryland House of Delegates passed a major funding plan for the initiative.

03/22/2013

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Barry Manilow Donates New Piano To Benefit Baltimore Schools

Barry Manilow donated a Yamaha piano to launch a local instrument drive for Baltimore City public schools.

03/02/2013

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Baltimore Families Rally In Annapolis For Better Schools

Thousands of Baltimore families descended on Annapolis Monday night, rallying to support improvements for city schools. They’re pushing for a multi-billion dollar construction plan to fix crumbling classrooms.

02/25/2013

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City Leaders Have New Plan To Repair Baltimore Schools

School buildings in dire need of repair. For years, WJZ has told you about the problems with Baltimore City schools.

01/28/2013

D.C., Baltimore Schools Closed For Storm

School officials in the cities of Washington and Baltimore, along with those in a number of counties, have decided to close because of the bad weather that’s coming.

10/28/2012

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School Report IDs $2.4B In Infrastructure Needs

Baltimore city school officials say an assessment of more than 150 school buildings identified $2.4 billion in infrastructure needs.

06/26/2012

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International Teachers Likely To Lose Jobs, Visas

Baltimore schools will have to fire more than 100 international teachers because they are teaching subjects that could be taught by qualified and certified American teachers.

04/11/2012

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Baltimore Schools Plan Deep Cuts To Balance Budget; More Money Shifted To Students

A smaller central office that spends more money on students. That’s the plan from Baltimore school leaders to save its cash-strapped budget. The plan means more deep cuts at the district’s headquarters.

03/14/2012

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Baltimore Officials Tour City Schools, Discuss Overtime Pay

Unacceptable. That’s how City Schools CEO Dr. Andres Alonso describes conditions at an elementary school in northeast Baltimore.

03/06/2012

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Baltimore Officials Ask For Funding For New Schools

Baltimore City appeals to the General Assembly for funding to build new schools.

02/28/2012

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