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Posted at 04:47 PM ET, 10/03/2012

D.C. considers neighborhood admissions preference for charter schools

Should charter schools give admissions preference to families who live nearby?

By Emma Brown  |  04:47 PM ET, 10/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 08:26 AM ET, 10/02/2012

D.C. receives zero fast-track charter school applications — so far

Experienced charter school operators have yet to take advantage of a new streamlined approval process.

By Emma Brown  |  08:26 AM ET, 10/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 09:22 AM ET, 02/27/2012

Should District get back into the business of authorizing charter schools?

For the first 10 years of the city’s charter movement the old D.C. Board of Education and the D.C. Public Charter School Board both authorized the opening of charters. But the Board of Education struggled to exercise proper oversight of the fledgling charters.

By Bill Turque  |  09:22 AM ET, 02/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 07:32 PM ET, 02/23/2012

District seeks return of chartering authority

D.C. Mayor Vincent C. Gray and Chancellor Kaya Henderson are discussing a plan to restore the District’s power to create public charter schools as part of an effort to raise the quality of education in low-income communities.

By Bill Turque  |  07:32 PM ET, 02/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 09:05 PM ET, 02/17/2012

Charters quick to suspend, expel, council told

One Ward 7 high school booted 8 percent (102 of 1,231) of its students in 2010-11, according to numbers compiled by the D.C. Public Charter School Board.

By Bill Turque  |  09:05 PM ET, 02/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  DC Public Charter School Board, Scott Pearson, Kwame Brown

Posted at 09:49 AM ET, 02/17/2012

Kwame Brown’s college prep bill gets cool reception from DCPS officials

A trio of top District school officials devoted most of their prepared statements to how wonderfully their agencies were already doing.

By Bill Turque  |  09:49 AM ET, 02/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C. Council, DCPS, DC Public Charter School Board

Posted at 05:43 PM ET, 02/16/2012

DCPS enrollment: Missing the mark by $18 million

This week’s audited enrollment showed DCPS with 45,191 students. That means the system got $18.4 million for students who aren’t eligible for residency reasons or who never materialized.

By Bill Turque  |  05:43 PM ET, 02/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  DCPS, Public Education Finance Reform Commission, DC Public Charter School Board