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.
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June 29, 2016
May 04, 2016
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
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
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
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
A new study finds that the educational attainment of young black American males lags behind their peers in almost every indicator.
December 09, 2009
Andres Alonso pushed for the district to participate in the Trial Urban District Assessment program.
October 21, 2009
The Baltimore Sun's editorial writers bet on the Baltimore schools chief delivering improvements before the District of Columbia chancellor does.
October 20, 2009
The city school district's vegetarian school lunch policy draws praise and criticism.