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Two Wilson football players from another school lose spot on high school’s team
Two students at school for students with disabilities told they can’t play because they pay for private school.
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)
Back-to-school: School lunches are packing a healthier punch
(The Washington Post, August 20, 2014; 2:29 PM)
Back to school, with a healthful reboot
(The Washington Post, August 19, 2014; 5:21 PM)
Former D.C. charter board CFO promoted private companies that allegedly paid him
(The Washington Post, August 16, 2014; 6:05 PM)
The new school year brings changes to the region’s schools
(The Washington Post, August 15, 2014; 10:36 PM)
New D.C. principals trained through fellowship designed to promote talent
(The Washington Post, August 13, 2014; 10:42 AM)
High-profile Head Start center in the District loses federal funding
(The Washington Post, August 12, 2014; 8:18 PM)
Rocketship to build charter school on Anacostia hilltop
(The Washington Post, August 10, 2014; 5:59 PM)
D.C. charter school educates parents alongside children
(The Washington Post, August 3, 2014; 8:18 PM)
D.C. students’ proficiency rates inch upward on annual city tests
(The Washington Post, July 31, 2014; 6:42 PM)
District releases school-by-school DC CAS results
(The Washington Post, July 31, 2014; 4:12 PM)
D.C. charter schools sue city, alleging unequal funding
(The Washington Post, July 30, 2014; 6:45 PM)
Traversing two D.C.s, from Dunbar High to Georgetown University
(The Washington Post, July 27, 2014; 5:35 PM)
D.C. names Height charter school as defendant in fraud case
(The Washington Post, July 24, 2014; 9:17 AM)
D.C. students ‘meet Washington’ to learn about careers and prepare for them
(The Washington Post, July 23, 2014; 6:12 PM)
Report: D.C. youth more likely to attend preschool, have health insurance
(The Washington Post, July 23, 2014; 9:30 AM)
Judge throws out lawsuit challenging D.C. school closures; plaintiffs plan appeal
(The Washington Post, July 21, 2014; 6:53 PM)
Shining Stars Montessori scrambling to find new home after charter’s building deal fails
(The Washington Post, July 19, 2014; 4:57 PM)
D.C. charter board member has $195,000 contract with D.C. charter school
(The Washington Post, July 18, 2014; 7:58 PM)
Financial review of D.C. charters includes new scrutiny of management contracts
(The Washington Post, July 17, 2014; 6:35 PM)
D.C. schools hire expert to help improve outcomes for African American boys
(The Washington Post, July 17, 2014; 1:00 PM)
Tierra Jolly wins D.C. State Board of Education race
(The Washington Post, July 16, 2014; 8:00 AM)
D.C. bill would ban school suspensions for city’s pre-K students
(The Washington Post, July 13, 2014; 8:00 PM)
District’s lawsuit against Options charter school delayed
(The Washington Post, July 11, 2014; 6:46 PM)
D.C. State Board of Education seat up for grabs in special election
(The Washington Post, July 11, 2014; 6:45 PM)
Unanimous D.C. Council panel advances special-education overhaul
(The Washington Post, July 10, 2014; 8:23 PM)
Critics of D.C. education policies question test score gains
(The Washington Post, July 10, 2014; 12:01 AM)
Monica Warren-Jones to step down from D.C. education board
(The Washington Post, July 7, 2014; 1:46 PM)
New D.C. charter school highlights debate over planning
(The Washington Post, July 5, 2014; 3:46 PM)
D.C. settles with former school food services director for $450,000
(The Washington Post, July 3, 2014; 6:08 PM)
Under pressure, D.C. school system gets more aggressive about selling itself
(The Washington Post, July 1, 2014; 9:37 PM)
D.C. considers special-education overhaul
(The Washington Post, July 1, 2014; 3:51 PM)
D.C. Chancellor Kaya Henderson’s effort to lengthen school day faces union resistance
(The Washington Post, June 29, 2014; 4:52 PM)
D.C. parents, politicians seek to slow school boundary overhaul
(The Washington Post, June 26, 2014; 7:29 PM)
D.C. considers guaranteeing preschool across most of city
(The Washington Post, June 25, 2014; 9:16 AM)
D.C. school boundary proposal spurs citywide debate about quality
(The Washington Post, June 21, 2014; 5:50 PM)
D.C. Public Schools will take a hiatus from test-based teacher evaluations with move to Common Core exams
(The Washington Post, June 19, 2014; 7:21 PM)
Michelle Obama addresses hundreds of graduates helped by D.C. CAP
(The Washington Post, June 19, 2014; 7:10 PM)
D.C.’s Banneker High produces two Gates Millennium Scholars
(The Washington Post, June 16, 2014; 3:56 PM)
D.C. officials seek stronger oversight of charter schools after recent fraud allegations
(The Washington Post, June 15, 2014; 7:51 PM)
In D.C. school boundary proposal, parents and activists see clear winners and losers
(The Washington Post, June 13, 2014; 9:48 PM)
D.C. releases new boundaries proposal with emphasis on neighborhood schools
(The Washington Post, June 12, 2014; 8:01 PM)
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