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Public charters respond to column about school diversity
Charter school board and a charter head argue that there is no conspiracy in enrollment, testing.
 
‘Blended-learning’ programs grow in D.C., with students relying more on computers
(The Washington Post, November 23, 2014; 9:40 PM)
 
Thousands attend ‘Edfest,’ the first city-wide public schools fair
(The Washington Post, November 22, 2014; 7:31 PM)
 
D.C.’s Paul Public Charter School under investigation for testing violation
(The Washington Post, November 20, 2014; 6:51 PM)
 
Educators, parents sound off about D.C. truancy laws
(The Washington Post, November 18, 2014; 7:06 PM)
 
D.C. board moves to revoke charter for Potomac Prep
(The Washington Post, November 18, 2014; 1:38 PM)
 
Kaya Henderson says next year’s D.C. schools budget will focus on high schools
(The Washington Post, November 17, 2014; 7:07 PM)
 
Steps to prepare for the D.C. school enrollment lottery
(The Washington Post, November 17, 2014; 9:01 AM)
 
More D.C. students are attending highest-performing charter schools, ratings show
(The Washington Post, November 14, 2014; 12:01 AM)
 
D.C. State Board of Education member elected to lead national association
(The Washington Post, November 12, 2014; 11:42 AM)
 
D.C. schools to expand STEM courses with $2 million Lockheed Martin grant
(The Washington Post, November 8, 2014; 4:35 PM)
 
D.C. students get lessons in Thai food and culture with help from embassy
(The Washington Post, November 6, 2014; 3:39 PM)
 
For many, Bowser as mayor means stability for the schools
(The Washington Post, November 5, 2014; 6:58 PM)
 
D.C. State Board of Education has three new members
(The Washington Post, November 5, 2014; 11:40 AM)
 
Excel Academy Public Charter School under scrutiny for alleged residency fraud
(The Washington Post, November 4, 2014; 8:05 PM)
 
Rocketship wins green light for its first charter school in D.C.
(The Washington Post, November 4, 2014; 8:12 AM)
 
D.C. school boundaries plan gets more specific just before new mayor is elected
(The Washington Post, November 3, 2014; 7:35 PM)
 
Parents want elementary pupils to learn foreign languages -- but where?
(The Washington Post, October 31, 2014; 5:55 AM)
 
Education advocates file amicus brief to dismiss D.C. charters’ funding lawsuit
(The Washington Post, October 30, 2014; 5:00 AM)
 
Judge orders D.C. charter to stop payments to company founded by school leaders
(The Washington Post, October 27, 2014; 8:37 PM)
 
In D.C.’s erratic schools landscape, families debate how hands-on next mayor should be
(The Washington Post, October 26, 2014; 8:17 PM)
 
D.C. mayoral candidates sound off on future of charter and traditional schools
(The Washington Post, October 23, 2014; 3:13 PM)
 
Substitute teacher at D.C. charter school charged with having sex with student
(The Washington Post, October 22, 2014; 9:52 PM)
 
D.C. opens center to help drop-outs get back to school
(The Washington Post, October 20, 2014; 3:14 PM)
 
Elementary students lobby D.C. Council for an official city rock: the Potomac bluestone
(The Washington Post, October 17, 2014; 7:08 PM)
 
Group calls for increased investment in after-school programming
(The Washington Post, October 16, 2014; 7:43 PM)
 
D.C. teachers share tips for implementing Common Core standards
(The Washington Post, October 16, 2014; 5:20 PM)
 
Anti-bullying policies fall short for 30 percent of D.C. charter schools, report says
(The Washington Post, October 16, 2014; 10:53 AM)
 
Rocketship encounters opposition; chosen location is near halfway house
(The Washington Post, October 15, 2014; 11:23 AM)
 
Report: D.C. homeless students need more support
(The Washington Post, October 13, 2014; 1:05 PM)
 
Duke Ellington School of the Arts mourns death of principal John Payne
(The Washington Post, October 10, 2014; 6:41 PM)
 
D.C. charter board reviewing admissions preference for children of employees
(The Washington Post, October 8, 2014; 8:57 PM)
 
Study: New York preschool push benefits wealthier families first
(The Washington Post, October 8, 2014; 12:01 AM)
 
D.C. Council approves special-education bills, aims to speed delivery of services
(The Washington Post, October 7, 2014; 5:43 PM)
 
Authors visit D.C. schools to inspire young readers and writers
(The Washington Post, October 6, 2014; 4:15 PM)
 
Dunbar celebrates largest high school test scores gains in the city
(The Washington Post, October 2, 2014; 7:54 PM)
 
D.C. asks court to dismiss charter schools’ lawsuit alleging unequal funding
(The Washington Post, October 1, 2014; 7:47 PM)
 
D.C. coalition pushes city leaders to commit to strong neighborhood schools citywide
(The Washington Post, October 1, 2014; 12:58 PM)
 
D.C. charter schools come in first in new quality ranking
(The Washington Post, October 1, 2014; 11:21 AM)
 
D.C. chancellor says schools on track to speed up progress this year
(The Washington Post, September 30, 2014; 10:31 PM)
 
D.C. teachers union makes no endorsement in mayor’s race
(The Washington Post, September 30, 2014; 2:06 PM)
 
Takeovers of struggling charter schools offer families stability, and a culture clash
(The Washington Post, September 29, 2014; 7:03 PM)
 
D.C. residents will pay less to get a GED starting next month
(The Washington Post, September 26, 2014; 9:12 AM)
 
District studies roots of dropout crisis and promises it will work to fix it
(The Washington Post, September 26, 2014; 12:01 AM)
 
D.C. asks court to end long-running special education litigation
(The Washington Post, September 25, 2014; 7:41 AM)
 
D.C. Council considers bill to ban Indian mascots at schools
(The Washington Post, September 23, 2014; 10:14 PM)
 
Rick Cruz: newest member of the DC Public Charter School Board
(The Washington Post, September 23, 2014; 8:33 PM)
 
New International Academy in D.C. aims to help immigrant students graduate
(The Washington Post, September 23, 2014; 7:49 PM)
 
AmeriCorps volunteers play a big role in D.C. schools
(The Washington Post, September 21, 2014; 3:37 PM)
 
AmeriCorps celebrates 20th anniversary this month
(The Washington Post, September 21, 2014; 3:31 PM)
 
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