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December 14, 2016

Three New District Superintendents Join Chiefs for Change

The superintendents in Boston, Baltimore, and San Antonio, Texas, are the newest members of Chiefs for Change, which is now primarily made up of big-city district leaders.

June 29, 2016

Black Lives Matter Activist Appointed to Baltimore Schools Cabinet

DeRay Mckesson left his career in education in 2014 amid the unrest in Fergsuon, Mo., after Michael Brown, an unarmed black teenager, was fatally shot by a white police officer.

May 04, 2016

Sonja Santelises to Replace Gregory Thornton as CEO of Baltimore City Schools

Gregory Thornton, who came to Baltimore City schools from Milwaukee in 2014, had a rocky tenure. His replacement, Sonja Santelises, previously served for three years as Baltimore's chief academic officer.

February 18, 2014

Baltimore City District Names New Schools Chief

Gregory Thornton, currently the superintendent in Milwaukee, has been tapped as the new chief executive officer for the 80,000-student Baltimore city district.

May 06, 2013

Andrés A. Alonso, Baltimore Schools CEO, to Resign

Baltimore's schools CEO, who led an aggressive reform effort to move the district off the bottom academically, is resigning after a six-year run.

March 16, 2011

KIPP and Teachers' Union Reach Deal for Baltimore Schools

The KIPP charter school network reached a 10-year agreement with the Baltimore Teachers Union today for how much it will pay its teachers for working extra-long hours.

November 09, 2010

Black Male Achievement in a 'State of Crisis,' Study Says

A new study finds that the educational attainment of young black American males lags behind their peers in almost every indicator.

December 09, 2009

Baltimore Schools Chief Sees Urban NAEP Results as Validation of Gains

Andres Alonso pushed for the district to participate in the Trial Urban District Assessment program.

October 21, 2009

In Michelle Rhee vs. Andrés Alonso, Who Wins?

The Baltimore Sun's editorial writers bet on the Baltimore schools chief delivering improvements before the District of Columbia chancellor does.

October 20, 2009

In Baltimore School Cafeterias, Mondays are Meatless

The city school district's vegetarian school lunch policy draws praise and criticism.


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