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Can DCPS stem the middle-school exodus?

Why do District students leave public school after the elementary grades?

  • Natalie Wexler
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D.C. area lacks big ideas in transit

And Metro doesn't have the money for expansion.

  • David Alpert
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New data could help poor kids gain access to nearby charters

Change the law to allow charters to give an admissions preference to neighborhood residents.

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The parental backlash against testing

More Virginia parents are refusing to have their children take the state’s Standards of Learning tests.

  • Peter Galuszka
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  • 6 days ago
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Get ready for test scores to drop

A different test is expecting to produce disappointing results.

  • Natalie Wexler
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  • May 19, 2015
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Virginia’s tobacco commission finally gets needed reforms

The scandal-plagued board has needed changes for years.

  • Peter Galuszka
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  • May 18, 2015
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A new charter for school for foster kids

A charter boarding school could provide stability.

  • Natalie Wexler
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  • May 15, 2015
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A D.C. Council member wants to change the definition of assault on a police officer

The charge means more than most people think.

  • David Alpert
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  • May 8, 2015
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D.C. schools may not be getting needed renovations

The mayor's proposed budget removes or postpones some work on school buildings.

  • Natalie Wexler
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  • May 7, 2015
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Muriel Bowser wants to raise parking taxes

Who wins and who loses.

  • David Alpert
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  • May 6, 2015
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