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Elementary students lobby D.C. Council for an official city rock: the Potomac bluestone
Under the guidance of David Catania, a science project turns into a civics lesson for Eaton Elementary pupils.
 
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)
 
Georgetown offering preventive antibiotics to close friends of meningitis victim
(The Washington Post, September 18, 2014; 11:40 PM)
 
Most D.C. residents support school boundary plan, poll finds
(The Washington Post, September 18, 2014; 7:31 PM)
 
D.C. police chief Cathy L. Lanier earns 75 percent approval rating
(The Washington Post, September 17, 2014; 8:05 PM)
 
Georgetown says student’s meningitis death is ‘isolated case’
(The Washington Post, September 17, 2014; 4:23 PM)
 
New D.C. education ombudsman has a busy first year
(The Washington Post, September 16, 2014; 7:37 PM)
 
Fewer charter school applications this year
(The Washington Post, September 16, 2014; 4:05 PM)
 
Options Public Charter School reopens with new leadership and new mission
(The Washington Post, September 16, 2014; 9:48 AM)
 
Two applicants seek to restart D.C.’s Options Public Charter School
(The Washington Post, September 10, 2014; 7:13 PM)
 
In-seat attendance up in D.C. schools
(The Washington Post, September 10, 2014; 4:10 PM)
 
D.C. anti-truancy program is getting more kids to school
(The Washington Post, September 9, 2014; 11:45 AM)
 
Brookland Education Campus celebrates International Literacy Day
(The Washington Post, September 8, 2014; 2:43 PM)
 
District to hire a chief student advocate
(The Washington Post, September 8, 2014; 12:53 PM)
 
D.C. gets one-year extension on its waiver from key rules of No Child Left Behind law
(The Washington Post, September 5, 2014; 8:41 PM)
 
Suspensions and expulsions down in D.C. charter schools
(The Washington Post, September 4, 2014; 8:50 PM)
 
Air conditioners falter at Washington area schools as temperatures rise
(The Washington Post, September 3, 2014; 7:37 PM)
 
Two Wilson football players from another school lose spot on high school’s team
(The Washington Post, August 29, 2014; 7:53 PM)
 
Shining Stars under-enrolled after scramble for location
(The Washington Post, August 28, 2014; 11:54 AM)
 
Bowser opposes Gray’s school boundaries overhaul; Catania seeks delay
(The Washington Post, August 26, 2014; 10:46 PM)
 
District to lease four more school buildings to charters
(The Washington Post, August 26, 2014; 10:08 PM)
 
Bowser opposes new D.C. school boundaries plan; Catania calls for delay
(The Washington Post, August 26, 2014; 1:00 PM)
 
School year begins in D.C. and Montgomery County
(The Washington Post, August 25, 2014; 8:19 PM)
 
D.C. school year starts with a dance party at Eastern Senior High School
(The Washington Post, August 25, 2014; 1:48 PM)
 
D.C. Mayor Gray adopts new school boundary recommendations
(The Washington Post, August 21, 2014; 8:45 PM)
 
Back-to-school tips
(The Washington Post, August 20, 2014; 2:48 PM)
 
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