The percentage of students who reached proficiency under the No Child Left Behind law:
D.C. Schools Gearing Up for Standardized Tests Article | D.C. police will be deployed to pick up truants and deliver them to classrooms. Administrators are urged to schedule testing in the morning when students tend to do better. But not too early for high school kids, not generally known as morning people.
Gandhi Warns City to Limit Borrowing Article | D.C. Chief Financial Officer Natwar M. Gandhi yesterday called on government leaders to rein in their borrowing on Wall Street, a warning that, if heeded, eventually could limit the city's ability to pay for major redevelopment projects proposed for the Southwest waterfront and at Poplar Point al...