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D.C. mayoral candidates sound off on future of charter and traditional schools
In the city’s only major forum dedicated to education, candidates talk about how to plan for the future.
 
Substitute teacher at D.C. charter school charged with having sex with student
(The Washington Post, October 22, 2014; 9:52 PM)
 
D.C. opens center to help drop-outs get back to school
(The Washington Post, October 20, 2014; 3:14 PM)
 
Elementary students lobby D.C. Council for an official city rock: the Potomac bluestone
(The Washington Post, October 17, 2014; 7:08 PM)
 
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)
 
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