The Catholic school faces declining enrollment and rising deficits.
Eliot-Hine Middle School students quizzed Henderson onscreen to launch new T.V. broadcast program.
Options would be run by D.C. Public Schools next year but later would be transferred to another operator.
Lawmakers passed the taxpayer-funded college scholarship program without debate.
It was a presidential day for kids at the District’s Powell Elementary and Washington Yu Ying Public Charter.
Many charter school leaders support the switch, while Schools Chancellor Kaya Henderson does not.
Schools official rejects Catania’s opinion that gains on tests are mostly the result of population shifts.
D.C attorney general says that capital funds backed by bonds cannot be used for charter schools.
Chancellor Kaya Henderson wants 90 percent of D.C. students to say they like school by 2017.
Mayor Vincent Gray’s proposal would accelerate renovations at some schools and delay expected work at others.
Agency unable to account for millions of dollars from popular D.C. tuition assistance grant program.
An audit obtained by The Washington Post shows weaknesses in oversight of the popular college aid program.
D.C. board has new definition for schools that serve at-risk students and will develop measurement tools.
Perry Street Prep’s high school will close in 2015. KIPP DC will acquire Arts and Technology Academy.
The school’s court-appointed receiver has requested a hearing to discuss the future of Options and its students.
The fact that many students are traveling in search of better schools makes the city’s effort to overhaul school boundaries and student-assignment policies more complicated.
The restaurateur is the first mayoral candidate to seriously challenge Fenty/Gray education policies.
Three students at the Northwest D.C. charter school were told the news during class.
The victim’s body was found underwater in College Creek near the academy’s library.
Emma Brown writes about D.C. education and about people with a stake in schools, including teachers, parents and kids. She’s also covered Virginia schools and written obituaries for the Post. She’s a latecomer to journalism who worked as a wilderness ranger in Wyoming and as a middle-school math teacher in Alaska before joining the newspaper in 2009.