Baltimore City Public Schools

February 9, 2016

Education Roundtable: Baltimore Overcounting Students Could Result In Loss Of Millions

February 9, 2016 - Segment 2 - Today we have our Education Roundtable, where our guests will discuss the idea that the Baltimore City School district might have inflated student enrollment numbers, a revelation that could result in the loss of millions of dollars.
December 16, 2015

Baltimore Mayoral Candidate: Elizabeth Embry

December 15, 2015 - Segment 2 - Elizabeth Embry, candidate for the Democratic nomination for Mayor of Baltimore. She currently serves as chief of the criminal division under Maryland Attorney, General Brian Frosh.
December 9, 2015

Social, Racial, Historical and Economic Context of Freddie Gray’s Life and Death

December 8, 2015 - Segment 2 - Today we examine the conditions of our society that placed Freddie Gray in his social and economic position when he died in police custody last April.
November 28, 2015
Leaders of a Beautiful Struggle - The Foundation

Leaders of a Beautiful Struggle: The Foundation, A Compilation Album

November 24, 2015 - Segment 2 - Today we preview Leaders of a Beautiful Struggle presents The Foundation, is a compilation album comprised of multiple music genres and media clips addressing police accountability with a strategic emphasis on the mission of Leaders of a Beautiful Struggle.
November 5, 2015
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Internet, Technology & Protecting Our Children

November 5, 2015 - Segment 1 - Dr. Kaye will moderate a panel on Technology, the Internet and Youth she is joined by April Campbell, Director of Technology at Arlington Elementary/Middle School and Dr. Jameta N. Barlow, Assistant Professor of Women and Health in the Department of Women and Gender Studies at Towson University.
September 29, 2015
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Charter Schools in Baltimore

September 29, 2015 - Segment 1 - We discuss a recent lawsuit filed by Baltimore city charter schools against Baltimore City Public Schools, alleging that the district's new funding formula for charters violates state law and leaves the schools struggling for money to fund books and supplies.
January 9, 2014
Baltimore City Public School CEO Tisha Edwards

Conversation with Baltimore City Schools Interim CEO Tisha Edwards

January 9, 2014 - Segment 4 - Baltimore City Schools Interim CEO Tisha Edwards joins us to talk about the year ahead for Baltimore schools. She discusses her philosophy, her priorities, and responds to reporting on the school system.
October 28, 2013
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Baltimore City Public Schools: Constructing Community Spaces

October 28, 2013 - Segment 3 - We discuss the Baltimore City school construction plan and discuss Transform Baltimore's City Public Schools 21st-Century Building Design Expo coming up at Morgan State University.
May 13, 2013

A Look at Dr. Andres Alonso’s Tenure in Office

May 13, 2013-Segment 1- Baltimore City Public Schools Superintendent Andres Alonso announced that he is resigning his post to move back to New Jersey and spend time with his family. Our panelists will assess Alonso's time in office.
May 6, 2013

Local News Roundtable: Baltimore City Public Schools CEO Dr. Andres Alonso Resigns

May 6, 2013 Our panelists discussed today's headlines including the resignation of Baltimore City Public Schools CEO Dr. Andres Alonso.
February 26, 2013
Teaching Black History in Chicago

How Should We Teach Social Sciences In Our Schools?

February 26, 2013 - Segment 3 - We close our show with a look at the debate taking place right now in Chicago, over whether or not Black History should be taught in schools. You will hear from a roundtable of educators and historians about how social sciences are taught and how they should be taught in our schools.
January 30, 2013

January 30, 2013 – Segment 1

We open our show with a discussion of the Baltimore City Public Schools' policy of offering financial incentives to teachers in order to reduce the number of out-of-school student suspensions. We're joined by:

January 15, 2013

January 15, 2013 – Hour 1

 

December 12, 2012

December 12, 2012 – Segment 1

We take a look at the newly released Baltimore City school system's 10 year plan, which would close some schools and renovate others over the next decade to deal with infrastructural problems. Joining us to discuss the plan and some of the controversy surrounding it are:

October 17, 2012

October 17, 2012 – Segment 2

Audits of the Baltimore City Public Schools (BCPS) have revealed issues with bookkeeping, debt collection, and millions of unaccounted-for dollars in overtime and overpayment to employees and contractors.

June 29, 2011

June 30, 2011 – Segment 1

Marc sits down with Andres Alonso, CEO of Baltimore City Public Schools, to talk about the current state of the city's education system. Alonso will address the effects of the new budget on education in Baltimore and his plans to improve city schools.

May 9, 2011

May 9, 2011 – Hour 1

Join us for a discussion with members of Leaders of a Beautiful Struggle, a community based think tank founded by group of former Baltimore City Public School Students.  We'll talk about the future of education and how we can work to improve our community here in Baltimore.
April 28, 2011

April 28, 2011 – Hour 1

How has teaching changed in recent years, and how do education experts see it changing in coming years?  These questions and others are discussed by our panel this hour, which was taped at Johns Hopkins University on April 25, 2011.

November 16, 2010

November 16, 2010 – Segment 1

Last week the Council of the Great City Schools released a report that
documented the staggering achievement gap between black male students
and their peers.

September 30, 2010

September 30, 2010 – Hour 1

September 1, 2010

September 1, 2010 – Segment 1

July 21, 2010

July 21, 2010 – Hour 2

Tony Geraci, the head of the Food and Nutrition Services Department in the Baltimore City Public Schools, updates us on what's being served at schools around the city.  Never one for boring bureaucratic talk, Geraci discusses the struggle of making institutional change in the school system, and why he thinks fresh, local food is important to bring to all kids.

June 15, 2010

June 15, 2010 – Hour 2

How can we improve the quality of education in Baltimore City Public Schools? A newly released report offers several controversial suggestions for improving teacher performance, including giving principals more power to hire and fire teachers, having teachers work longer hours for better pay, evaluating teachers more regularly, and linking pay to performance.  
June 15, 2010

June 15, 2010 – Hour 1

With the end of the school year approaching, Marc is joined in studio by Dr. Andrés Alonso, CEO of Baltimore City Public Schools.  Join us for a discussion of the state of the school system, plans for next year, and more.
August 18, 2009

August 18, 2009 – Hour 2

The 2009-2010 school year is about to begin! Marc is joined by  Dr. Andres Alonso, the C.E.O. of Baltimore City Public School System, to discuss his goals for the coming school year and what's next for the Baltimore City Schools and its students.
August 4, 2009

August 4, 2009 – Hour 1

Marc and guests discuss a new farming program that the Baltimore School system is running here in Baltimore. Great food and opportunities are being provided to students for locally grown, organic fruits and vegetables.

Today's guests were:

July 27, 2009

July 29, 2009 – Hour 1

On today's show, Marc spoke with several environmental leaders about how the racial make-up of Baltimore City may change or effect the discussion of environmental justice.

Today's studio panel included:

July 8, 2009

July 8, 2009 – Hour 1

The KIPP Ujima Village Academy has been ranked as the highest performing public middle school in Baltimore since it opened in 2002.

June 15, 2009

June 15, 2009 – Hour 2

The second half of today's show started off with a brief interview with CEO of Baltimore City Public Schools, Dr. Andres Alonso, discussing the progress he's made, the steps he has left to take, and the resignation of Brian Morris.

May 18, 2009

May 18, 2009 – Hour 1

March 24, 2009

March 24, 2009

On today's show, Marc spoke with several environmental leaders about how the racial make-up of Baltimore City may change or effect the discussion of environmental justice.

Today's studio panel included:

March 16, 2009

March 16, 2009

February 2, 2009

February 2, 2009

November 25, 2008

November 25, 2008

We're excited this month to bring you the first Urbanite Radio Hour on the Marc Steiner Show. Each month, we're partnering up with the great team at one of Baltimore's best local publications and featuring some of the people and issues in the latest issue.

 

November 24, 2008

November 24, 2008

Last Friday's stabbing of middle-schooler Markel Williams on the grounds of William H. Lemmel Middle School in West Baltimore has focused the city's attention on the culture of violence that surrounds children in Baltimore schools.

September 3, 2008

July 16, 2008

The Marc Steiner Show for 7/16/08 tackled two topics.

April 24, 2008

School Violence: Dr. Andres Alonso

The question of whether or not enough is being done to keep students and teachers safe in Baltimore City Public Schools is being asked a lot lately, ever since art teacher Jolita Berry was attacked by a student in the classroom, and students later uploaded videos of the beating to video sharing websites.

We sat down with Baltimore City Public Schools CEO Dr. Andres Alonso to find out what his plans for reducing school violence are.

Running time is 51 minutes. Let us know what you think!