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The Ward 5 Council member reintroduced the bill to increase sports participation for girls.
 
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)
 
Accounts of ‘unwanted sexual advances’ and other incidents roil two private schools
(The Washington Post, December 22, 2014; 7:05 PM)
 
Grosso wants to focus on mental health issues in schools as new education chair
(The Washington Post, December 22, 2014; 9:25 AM)
 
Vote on more flexible D.C. high school graduation requirements delayed for input
(The Washington Post, December 18, 2014; 10:01 PM)
 
Four charter schools selected to lease former D.C. Public School buildings
(The Washington Post, December 18, 2014; 4:28 PM)
 
D.C. State Board of Education to consider early vote on new graduation requirements
(The Washington Post, December 17, 2014; 6:00 AM)
 
D.C. judge dismisses 18-year-old special education lawsuit, giving control to schools
(The Washington Post, December 16, 2014; 9:32 PM)
 
D.C. Charter board moves to revoke charter for Community Academy
(The Washington Post, December 16, 2014; 12:12 PM)
 
Jennifer Niles appointed D.C.’s next deputy mayor for education
(The Washington Post, December 15, 2014; 2:20 PM)
 
D.C. explores widening the road to earning a high school diploma
(The Washington Post, December 14, 2014; 8:13 PM)
 
Wilson High principal Cahall, who came out as gay, says he’s losing job over test scores
(The Washington Post, December 12, 2014; 3:14 PM)
 
D.C. tech students spend ‘Hour of Code’ at Microsoft
(The Washington Post, December 12, 2014; 10:15 AM)
 
Education advocates help draft new D.C. mayor’s to-do list
(The Washington Post, December 10, 2014; 7:52 PM)
 
Michelle Obama joins D.C. students for their march to mail college applications
(The Washington Post, December 5, 2014; 9:39 PM)
 
D.C. students remember Marion Barry
(The Washington Post, December 4, 2014; 10:02 PM)
 
D.C.’s Cesar Chavez Public Charter School celebrates ‘Tier 1’ status
(The Washington Post, December 4, 2014; 11:50 AM)
 
Extra funding boosts programs at D.C. schools serving at-risk students
(The Washington Post, December 2, 2014; 8:19 PM)
 
Future of D.C. Council Education Committee is unclear with Catania’s departure
(The Washington Post, December 2, 2014; 4:01 PM)
 
How much do blended learning programs cost?
(The Washington Post, November 26, 2014; 1:42 PM)
 
Public charters respond to column about school diversity
(The Washington Post, November 24, 2014; 2:18 PM)
 
‘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)
 
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