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D.C. Schools Insider: July, 2012

Posted at 10:00 AM ET, 07/06/2012

Feds probe treatment of diabetic students

A complaint filed with the U.S. Education Department alleges discrimination.

By Bill Turque  |  10:00 AM ET, 07/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:09 PM ET, 06/18/2012

D.C. Schools Insider on summer break

By Washington Post Editors  |  02:09 PM ET, 06/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:23 PM ET, 06/15/2012

Mendelson ‘disappointed’ with pace of reform

Five years later, he said, too much controversy and a persistent achievement gap remains.

By Bill Turque  |  05:23 PM ET, 06/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:39 PM ET, 06/15/2012

Two charters produce first graduating classes

Washington Latin and Capital City celebrate their senior classes.

By Bill Turque  |  02:39 PM ET, 06/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:06 PM ET, 06/14/2012

D.C. schools win $10 million in ‘What’s Possible’ grants to experiment with technology, extended day

The focus is on technology and extended days.

By Bill Turque  |  04:06 PM ET, 06/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:31 PM ET, 06/13/2012

Henderson declines to name programs discontinued to pay for school grant competition

The reason? Naming the unsuccessful programs might damage their reputations in other cities.

By Bill Turque  |  04:31 PM ET, 06/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:35 AM ET, 06/13/2012

Henderson: Dealing with ‘contentious’ demands

Perhaps being away from D.C. and among friends and colleagues made Kaya Henderson feel comfortable enough to speak candidly.

By Bill Turque  |  11:35 AM ET, 06/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:46 AM ET, 06/11/2012

At Phelps HS, jubilation over the class of 2012 and anger over the unexplained loss of a principal

Parents and staff are wondering why their hard-charging principal was let go from Phelps High.

By Bill Turque  |  08:46 AM ET, 06/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:41 PM ET, 06/07/2012

Kwame Brown’s education record: A voice for important ideas during brief stay

Before he departed, Brown led some important discussions about D.C. school reform.

By Bill Turque  |  12:41 PM ET, 06/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:32 PM ET, 06/05/2012

DC principals: “Class of ’08” continues to dwindle

DCPS confirmed Tuesday that at least 17 school leadership jobs will change this year.

By Bill Turque  |  06:32 PM ET, 06/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:30 PM ET, 06/04/2012

D.C. budget: Charter facilities pay in flux

The District is negotiating with the U.S. Department of Education over the appropriate use of so-called “three-sector” money.

By Bill Turque  |  06:30 PM ET, 06/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

 

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