Freezing classrooms spark heated debate over Baltimore's school infrastructure

Freezing classrooms spark heated debate over Baltimore's school infrastructure

Baltimore City Public Schools faced outrage from parents after images emerged of students wearing coats in a freezing classroom. More than a third of schools reported a lack of heat this winter during a cold snap, and that’s just one of the many problems plaguing the school system’s crumbling infrastructure, underscoring a larger debate about long-term funding and investment. John Yang reports.

Desegregating Baltimore City Schools

Desegregating Baltimore City Schools

A Look Back at Brown vs. Board of Education. A 2004 documentary produced by the Baltimore Sun.

Hundreds of teachers are quitting at Baltimore City Public Schools

Hundreds of teachers are quitting at Baltimore City Public Schools

Hundreds of teachers are quitting at Baltimore City Public Schools

Hundreds of teachers are quitting at Baltimore City Public Schools

Hundreds of teachers are quitting at Baltimore City Public Schools

According to data obtained by WMAR-2 News, more than 2500 teachers have voluntarily left the school district over the course of the last three years. City Schools CEO Dr. Sonja Santelises says the rate of teachers leaving is the second highest in the state.

Johns Hopkins and Baltimore City Schools Team Up To Boost STEM Education

Johns Hopkins and Baltimore City Schools Team Up To Boost STEM Education

Supported by a five-year $7.4 million National Science Foundation grant, experts at The Johns Hopkins University are partnering with Baltimore City Public Schools on a program to enhance teaching and learning in science, technology, engineering and math in city elementary schools by making STEM a community affair. The program, called STEM Achievement in Baltimore Elementary Schools -- or SABES for short -- will benefit more than 1,600 students in grades three through five in nine city elementary schools and could eventually become a national model for STEM education programs.

Video: Parents scold Baltimore City Public Schools over cold school conditions

Video: Parents scold Baltimore City Public Schools over cold school conditions

Frustrated parents made scolding comments to Baltimore City School Board members during a meeting Tuesday night to address a lack of heat in many schools. Subscribe to WBAL on YouTube now for more:http://bit.ly/1oJSRCN Get more Baltimore news: http://wbaltv.com Like us: http://facebook.com/wbaltv11 Follow us: https://twitter.com/wbaltv11 Google+: https://plus.google.com/+wbaltv11

Baltimore schools close due to lack of heat

Baltimore schools close due to lack of heat

The brutal weather hitting much of the US disproportionately affects the nation’s poor. This week in Baltimore, Maryland, students have had to wear coats, gloves and scarves just to get through the day. The Baltimore Teachers Union is urging the city to close all schools until the heating problem is resolved. RT America’s Ashlee Banks discusses Jessica Shiller, associate professor of education at Towson University, in this week’s “Race in America.” Find RT America in your area: http://rt.com/where-to-watch/ Or watch us online: http://rt.com/on-air/rt-america-air/ Like us on Facebook http://www.facebook.com/RTAmerica Follow us on Twitter http://twitter.com/RT_America

Baltimore City Public Schools project

Baltimore City Public Schools project

Baltimore City Public Schools construction project

Baltimore City Public Schools begins laying off staff

Baltimore City Public Schools begins laying off staff

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Lack of air conditioning closes 70+ Baltimore City schools early on first day of school

Lack of air conditioning closes 70+ Baltimore City schools early on first day of school

Lack of air conditioning closes 70+ Baltimore City schools early on first day of school

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