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Most neighborhood high schools in the District will see a spending increase next year.
 
D.C. teens heading to Croatia for youth exchange program
(The Washington Post, March 30, 2015; 2:30 PM)
 
D.C. government office released students’ personal data to a reporter
(The Washington Post, March 26, 2015; 4:25 PM)
 
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)
 
New Youth Reengagement Center comes under scrutiny for slow start
(The Washington Post, March 12, 2015; 11:17 AM)
 
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)
 
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