Baltimore Schools

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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.


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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.


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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.


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Baltimore School Officials On The Lookout For Pot Bracelets

A piece of jewelry is causing controversy in schools. A dual-purpose ankle or arm bracelet could lead to suspension or arrest.


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Baltimore Group Pushes Plan To Modernize City Schools

Overflowing toilets, leaking roofs, even roaches. That’s what some Baltimore City school students say they live with everyday. Now, they are pushing for change.


On Time: October 30, 2011

Gigi Barnett spoke with Dr. Joe Hairston, Eddie Brown, Maria Johnson and Malerie Gamblin.



Baltimore School Kids Race Robots During Grand Prix Of Summer Learning

As the city gets ready for the Baltimore Grand Prix, hundreds of students are doing some racing of their own. Elementary schoolers are speeding to the top of the class with a program that focuses on science, technology, engineering and math.


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Baltimore Schools Among Most Dangerous In U.S.

A new report shows three Baltimore City schools are now on the state’s list of persistently dangerous schools.


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Baltimore Students Head To China

You may be surprised to learn that at least two high schools in Baltimore City are teaching Chinese as a foreign language.


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Baltimore Officials Consider Longer School Week

A drop in test scores has Baltimore school leaders scrambling to stop the slide. Now they’re considering a longer school week.


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Baltimore Mayoral Candidate Proposes Terminating City/State Partnership For Education

Taking control of public schools. A candidate in the mayor’s race proposes ending the city/state partnership and shutting down some of the city’s worst performing schools.


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Parents, Teachers & Students Work To Ensure School Funding

City parents, teachers and students are fighting down to the wire to make sure city schools are fully funded for next year.