Julius White

At Tuesday night's Baltimore City Public School Board meeting, it was standing room only on two levels of the district office building on North Avenue.

The Baltimore City School Board meets Tuesday, January 9, 2018 at 5 p.m. Marietta English, President of the Baltimore Teachers Union, spoke with WEAA's Julius White about the union's recent call for the shut down of at least 60 of the system's 117 schools until heating problems are fixed ---and the politics surrounding the issue.

It will be another day without classes for some students in Baltimore City. Schools and offices will open TWO HOURS LATE today, half-day early learning programs are canceled. Essential employees* should report on time.  Furley Elementary School, Harlem Park, Leith Walk, and Pimlico elementary/middle schools remain CLOSED for students. Calverton Elementary-Middle will be closed today and tomorrow. * Staff: See your Baltimore City Schools email for more reporting information.