More than 300 B'more Teachers Commit to Early Retirement

(Audio - streaming) Baltimore City Schools CEO AndrĂ©s Alonso announced this morning that at least 332 teachers have committed to taking early retirement buyouts. Full Story »

Posted by Stephanie Hughes - via Maryland Morning with Sheilah Kast
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Posted by: Posted by Stephanie Hughes - Apr 18, 2011 - 6:21 AM PDT
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Edited by: Mary Hartney - Apr 18, 2011 - 7:56 AM PDT

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Mary Hartney
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by Mary Hartney - Apr. 18, 2011

This interview was going fairly well, until Sheilah Kast's last question, about Alonso's own contract. He dodged it, and she stayed on him, but then said, "I'm just giving you an opportunity to say you're staying in Baltimore," and it ended abruptly.

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Gin Ferrara
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by Gin Ferrara - Apr. 18, 2011

An informative interview with Andres Alonso. I would had liked to hear a few more critical questions from Kast, but the ones she does ask are pointed, including challenging the focus on getting teachers with more experience (whether good or bad) to retire, and asking Alonso if he really is staying in Baltimore.

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Gerard Dalsey
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by Gerard Dalsey - Apr. 18, 2011

Very brief but an interesting topic. Liked how they added audio as it is a new and unusual approach on this site.

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