DeMorning Links: Middle schools for Ward 5


One proposed middle school would occupy a wing of McKinley Tech. (Mark Gail/THE WASHINGTON POST)

In other news:

Pedro Ribeiro, aide to Rep. Zoe Lofgren (D-Calif.), is Gray’s new communications director (D.C. Wire)

Eugene Hamilton, former chief judge of D.C. Superior Court, dies at 78 (Post)

Was Harry Thomas’s bid to aid the fire-ravaged D.C. Farmers Market “mischief”? (Post editorial)

Franklin School occupied; 13 arrested (Post)

Marion Barry isn’t the only one giving away turkeys in Ward 8 (Post)

Why FBI headquarters belongs in the suburbs (Post editorial)

Ethics reform, ethics reform, ethics reform (Post, WaTimes, Examiner)

D.C. not the only city dealing with a police radio encryption debate (WTOP)

Kaya Henderson and “a more nuanced, second-generation brand of education reform” (Salon)

At Occupy D.C., “Protesters and authorities are each doing their part to help the campaign succeed.” (Post column)

What Occupy is costing city taxpayers (WTOP)

Federal money kickstarts rebuild of Douglass Bridge (WRC-TV)

Jonetta Rose Barras: Raising city debt cap “would spell disaster” (Examiner)

Twenty-nine children have found homes at this year’s Adoption Day — and Barbara Harrison, of course, was there (Reliable Source)

One last stroll for the Fannie Mae Help the Homeless Walkathon (Post)

After retrenchment, Victor MacFarlane is ready to expand his D.C. real estate empire (Capital Business)

Chinatown: “Let it go.” (Rebuilding Place)

Deborah Simmons doesn’t like Kwame Brown’s bid to ease IMPACT requirements for teachers proven highly effective (WaTimes)

DCPS officials should be able to read faster (Post letter)

Man convicted in assault of transgender woman (Post)

Overtime limits will play central role in Metro contract battle (Examiner)

Hill Center opens in Old Naval Hospital (G’town Dish)

Occupy D.C. in pictures (Post)

A rave for “Unbuilt Washington” (Post)

A rave for “Lost Washington” (Post)

Mike DeBonis covers Congress and national politics for The Washington Post. He previously covered D.C. politics and government from 2007 to 2015.

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