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Some D.C. families get extended deadline for school enrollment lottery
A technical glitch caused the enrollment Web site to crash in the hours just before a deadline.
 
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)
 
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)
 
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