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This is the second data security breach reported in two months in D.C. schools.
 
D.C. Public Schools plans to offer international trips to middle schoolers
(The Washington Post, March 24, 2015; 9:38 PM)
 
Prince Charles visits adult education school in D.C.
(The Washington Post, March 19, 2015; 9:57 PM)
 
Meeting with Obama highlights D.C. Public Schools as leader in reforms
(The Washington Post, March 18, 2015; 3:37 PM)
 
Graduation rates up in D.C. public schools, down for charter schools
(The Washington Post, March 17, 2015; 10:26 PM)
 
D.C. auditor finds improvements in financial oversight of charter schools
(The Washington Post, March 17, 2015; 7:36 PM)
 
D.C. charter board receives six applications for new schools
(The Washington Post, March 16, 2015; 3:49 PM)
 
D.C. educational system to cut staff at central office, hire 200 at schools
(The Washington Post, March 12, 2015; 10:42 PM)
 
Charter schools less likely to have libraries
(The Washington Post, March 10, 2015; 5:53 PM)
 
Unequal shelves in D.C. school libraries benefit wealthier students
(The Washington Post, March 9, 2015; 4:58 PM)
 
Chronic truancy rates above 50 percent in D.C. high schools
(The Washington Post, March 9, 2015; 6:00 AM)
 
Some D.C. families get extended deadline for school enrollment lottery
(The Washington Post, March 4, 2015; 4:09 PM)
 
At-risk funds will follow students; chancellor will have say in spending
(The Washington Post, March 4, 2015; 11:54 AM)
 
D.C. schools chancellor gets first pay raise since her hire, earns $284,000
(The Washington Post, March 3, 2015; 5:54 PM)
 
For D.C. charter schools, a new potential facility in Ward 7
(The Washington Post, March 3, 2015; 9:37 AM)
 
Schools face new challenges as poverty grows in inner suburbs
(The Washington Post, February 27, 2015; 9:58 PM)
 
Bowser announces ‘tweaks’ to D.C. school boundary plan
(The Washington Post, February 27, 2015; 9:56 PM)
 
D.C. schools chancellor recommends overhaul of capital planning process
(The Washington Post, February 25, 2015; 7:49 AM)
 
D.C. Public Schools plans to offer principals multi-year contracts
(The Washington Post, February 24, 2015; 7:18 PM)
 
D.C. charter school executive salaries vary widely, Post analysis shows
(The Washington Post, February 23, 2015; 8:12 PM)
 
Suspended students lose millions of days of instruction while out of school
(The Washington Post, February 23, 2015; 6:00 PM)
 
Struggles of minority students in Montgomery: ‘I, Too, Am B-CC’
(The Washington Post, February 23, 2015; 4:24 PM)
 
New deputy mayor tells DCPS teachers she hopes to work ‘side by side’
(The Washington Post, February 21, 2015; 5:17 PM)
 
D.C. Charter School Board revokes charter for Height Community Academy
(The Washington Post, February 19, 2015; 9:49 PM)
 
‘Fierce advocate’ for D.C. charter schools to step down
(The Washington Post, February 19, 2015; 10:29 AM)
 
‘Father Unknown’ — a D.C. student writes a love poem to his father
(The Washington Post, February 14, 2015; 4:35 PM)
 
D.C. charter board delays vote on revocation for Community Academy
(The Washington Post, February 12, 2015; 11:54 AM)
 
Charter board could close school amid allegations that leader diverted money
(The Washington Post, February 11, 2015; 9:16 PM)
 
Cheh challenges legality of Henderson’s minority male school initiative
(The Washington Post, February 9, 2015; 8:41 PM)
 
Charter school signs 10-year lease at Old Soldiers’ Home in D.C.
(The Washington Post, February 9, 2015; 5:32 PM)
 
District embarks on plan to bring more quality teachers to poor schools
(The Washington Post, February 6, 2015; 10:18 PM)
 
Grosso’s bill to ban pre-K suspensions applauded; advocates urge further steps
(The Washington Post, February 4, 2015; 6:51 PM)
 
Howard U. Middle School responds to allegations on teacher departures
(The Washington Post, February 4, 2015; 12:35 PM)
 
D.C. special-ed student information inadvertently posted online since 2010
(The Washington Post, February 3, 2015; 4:33 PM)
 
Should GED lead to a diploma? District considers changing policy to help outcomes
(The Washington Post, January 31, 2015; 5:14 PM)
 
Renovation of D.C.’s Garrison Elementary delayed again
(The Washington Post, January 29, 2015; 8:35 PM)
 
McDuffie introduces Title IX legislation again
(The Washington Post, January 28, 2015; 2:25 PM)
 
Ted Leonsis to head board of college access organization in the District
(The Washington Post, January 27, 2015; 7:05 PM)
 
Absenteeism high in D.C. Head Start programs
(The Washington Post, January 26, 2015; 10:00 PM)
 
J.C. Hayward announces retirement from WUSA 9 after long hiatus
(The Washington Post, January 23, 2015; 5:22 PM)
 
KIPP DC’s Jennifer Ramacciotti named Teacher of the Year
(The Washington Post, January 23, 2015; 11:50 AM)
 
One million students to receive free Office 365 , including many in D.C.
(The Washington Post, January 23, 2015; 8:42 AM)
 
D.C. schools to invest $20 million in efforts to help black and Latino male students
(The Washington Post, January 21, 2015; 9:36 PM)
 
D.C.’s autonomy may be tested by suit over charter school funding
(The Washington Post, January 20, 2015; 11:09 PM)
 
‘Books from Birth’ plan aims to bridge word gap among District children
(The Washington Post, January 16, 2015; 10:19 AM)
 
Thousands of D.C. students can see ‘Selma’ free
(The Washington Post, January 15, 2015; 5:17 PM)
 
Grosso outlines broad approach to education reform
(The Washington Post, January 15, 2015; 10:44 AM)
 
D.C. teacher wins $25,000 cash award
(The Washington Post, January 8, 2015; 4:08 PM)
 
Bowser’s ‘Deal for All’ aims to boost middle schools, but can programs be replicated?
(The Washington Post, December 29, 2014; 6:47 PM)
 
Wilson High School principal, who came out as gay last year, resigns immediately
(The Washington Post, December 23, 2014; 6:09 PM)
 
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