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Andres Alonso

Payout Flap: Former City Schools CEO Pockets $94,683 After Early Resignation

He’s no longer leading Baltimore City schools but former superintendent Dr. Andres Alonso is walking away with a large paycheck, despite leaving before the end of his contract.

07/29/2013

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Grades Changed To Pass Failing Students At Baltimore City Middle School

Changing grades to promote students. That’s what teachers at one Baltimore middle school are accused of doing.

07/24/2013

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Bullying A Growing Concern In Baltimore County Schools

Combating school bullying. Top school leaders to address the growing problem that’s contributed to a number of violent incidents across the nation, and sadly, some suicides.

06/27/2013

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Grading The Superintendent: Dr. Dallas Dance Nears First Year As Head Of Balt. Co. Schools

One of the youngest school superintendents to run a large school system is nearing his first year in town.

05/31/2013

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First Lady, Kerry Washington Visit D.C. Arts School

Michelle Obama says failure is OK, but continuing to work hard is more important. That’s her message to students at a Washington elementary school where the arts have been introduced to boost academic performance.

05/24/2013

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Over A Dozen Baltimore County High Schools Rank Among Best In Nation

Top honors for more than half of Baltimore County high schools. The schools made three “Top Schools” lists.

05/23/2013

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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 City Schools CEO Andres Alonso Resigns

Baltimore City Schools CEO Andres Alonso has announced his resignation.

05/06/2013

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Report: Analysts Find Segregation In Md. Schools

A published report says Maryland’s public schools are becoming more racially segregated as the state’s student population grows more diverse.

04/18/2013

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Gray’s Budget Funds Space Simulator For D.C. Schools

District of Columbia Mayor Vincent Gray’s 2014 budget proposal includes money to build a space station simulator in the district’s public school system.

04/17/2013

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Spending On Montgomery Co. Schools To Increase

Montgomery County officials say new state mandates will drive up spending on the county’s school system by $100 million over the next four years.

04/17/2013

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Secretary Of Education Visits Loch Raven High School, Talks Gun Control

The national gun debate was sparked largely due to a rash of school violence. And now the U.S. Secretary of Education is in Baltimore County to discuss how to keep students safe.

04/10/2013

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