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D.C. Schools Insider: September, 2012

Posted at 02:48 PM ET, 09/25/2012

More DCPS students taking, passing Advanced Placement exams

More D.C. Public Schools students are taking and scoring well on AP exams.

By Emma Brown  |  02:48 PM ET, 09/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 05:14 PM ET, 09/24/2012

D.C. students make math gains on SAT, but scores still trail national average

SAT scores for seniors graduating from public schools in the District have risen 10 points since 2008.

By Emma Brown  |  05:14 PM ET, 09/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 07:20 PM ET, 09/21/2012

Charter schools suspend, expel students at widely varying rates

D.C. charter schools suspended and expelled students at widely varying rates in 2011-12, according to data released Thursday by the D.C. Public Charter School Board.

By Emma Brown  |  07:20 PM ET, 09/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 06:26 PM ET, 09/20/2012

DCPS to propose school closures as resistance simmers

A long-anticipated round of proposed school closures will be announced in the next few weeks, Chancellor Kaya Henderson said Wednesday.

By Emma Brown  |  06:26 PM ET, 09/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 05:20 PM ET, 09/20/2012

DCPS proposes turning River Terrace into special-needs school

DCPS has proposed turning the old River Terrace Elementary into a special-needs school.

By Emma Brown  |  05:20 PM ET, 09/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 02:36 PM ET, 09/20/2012

Three-year-old allowed to leave D.C. school without mother’s knowledge

A D.C. elementary school has tightened its dismissal policies after a boy was allowed to leave campus.

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Posted at 05:52 AM ET, 09/19/2012

Key changes under D.C.’s No Child waiver

It’s not just student achievement targets that underwent a makeover when the District won a waiver from key parts of No Child Left Behind. The whole accountability system has been revised.

By Emma Brown  |  05:52 AM ET, 09/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 08:46 AM ET, 09/18/2012

D.C. charter school struggles with enrollment swings thanks to waitlist shuffle

The waitlist shuffle leads to wild enrollment swings within the first few weeks of classes at one D.C. charter school.

By Emma Brown  |  08:46 AM ET, 09/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:48 PM ET, 09/17/2012

D.C. council member Evans pushes for librarians, art and music teachers at every school

Every D.C. Public School would hire a full-time librarian, art teacher and music teacher under legislation that D.C. Council Member Jack Evans plans to introduce this week.

By Emma Brown  |  12:48 PM ET, 09/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:48 PM ET, 09/15/2012

Officials cut ribbon at Anacostia High

D.C. officials celebrated a $62 million, top-to-bottom overhaul of Anacostia High School that they hope will be part of a larger revolution at the long-struggling school.

By Emma Brown  |  12:48 PM ET, 09/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 03:42 PM ET, 09/13/2012

Educare early childhood center opens in Ward 7

Mayor Vincent Gray celebrated the opening of a $16 million early childhood center meant to close the achievement gap by enrolling infants as young as six weeks old.

By Emma Brown  |  03:42 PM ET, 09/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 05:56 PM ET, 09/11/2012

Audit says Rhee-era school closures cost millions more than originally reported

As DCPS plans to close more schools, the city auditor says the closure of 23 schools in 2008 cost millions more than previously reported.

By Emma Brown  |  05:56 PM ET, 09/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 02:59 PM ET, 09/10/2012

D.C. charter schools try to simplify application process for parents

For the first time this year, applications for most D.C. charter schools will be due on the same day — part of an effort to simplify the process for parents.

By Emma Brown  |  02:59 PM ET, 09/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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