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District’s charter and traditional school principals to work together to solve problems
A program at Georgetown University concentrates on leadership skills and collaborating.
New D.C. Public Schools chancellor leaves Oakland with budget shortfall
(The Washington Post, January 8, 2017; 4:57 PM)
In Missouri, students who bully could be charged with a felony
(The Washington Post, January 6, 2017; 6:25 PM)
Can gentrifying Ward 4 support two new middle schools? D.C. will soon find out.
(The Washington Post, January 5, 2017; 8:21 PM)
D.C.’s teachers union hopeful it will have a new contract in early 2017
(The Washington Post, December 30, 2016; 6:16 PM)
Antwan Wilson confirmed as chancellor of D.C. Public Schools
(The Washington Post, December 20, 2016; 5:30 PM)
Alternative high schools are giving D.C. students another shot at graduation
(The Washington Post, December 18, 2016; 7:45 PM)
D.C.’s overhauled training program is paying off for some teachers
(The Washington Post, December 16, 2016; 11:43 AM)
Washington Home finalizes sale of building, land to Sidwell Friends School
(The Washington Post, December 15, 2016; 7:33 PM)
Nominee to lead D.C. schools says he is ready to tackle the system’s biggest problems
(The Washington Post, December 8, 2016; 8:45 PM)
Will D.C.’s new chancellor finally be able to close the achievement gap?
(The Washington Post, December 5, 2016; 11:12 AM)
Trump could open door to expanding D.C. school voucher program, advocates say
(The Washington Post, November 27, 2016; 5:47 PM)
D.C.’s public charter school system turned 20 this year. Now what?
(The Washington Post, November 20, 2016; 6:19 PM)
Former D.C. schools chancellor violated ethics rules when asking for donations
(The Washington Post, November 16, 2016; 5:35 PM)
D.C. students walk out of class to protest Trump
(The Washington Post, November 15, 2016; 5:29 PM)
Through art, drama and science, D.C. schools aim to help black and Latino boys
(The Washington Post, November 13, 2016; 5:13 PM)
Schools turn to farm products, local artisans in fundraising efforts
(The Washington Post, November 7, 2016; 6:14 PM)
Report: Closing achievement gaps should be priority for D.C. schools chancellor
(The Washington Post, November 3, 2016; 5:49 PM)
One of Michelle Obama’s legacies in D.C.? This nonprofit.
(The Washington Post, October 31, 2016; 4:05 PM)
D.C. charter enrollment continues to soar as more families choose public schools
(The Washington Post, October 25, 2016; 9:00 AM)
Washington Home’s sale to Sidwell Friends may go forward, judge rules
(The Washington Post, October 24, 2016; 6:59 PM)
Education secretary visits Coolidge, a D.C. high school struggling with tragedy
(The Washington Post, October 21, 2016; 5:59 PM)
D.C. Public Schools’ interim chancellor wants to keep the job
(The Washington Post, October 19, 2016; 12:15 PM)
Obama touts education record at D.C.’s Banneker High School
(The Washington Post, October 17, 2016; 5:00 PM)
Auditor says D.C. Public Schools should manage its own food program again
(The Washington Post, October 7, 2016; 8:00 AM)
Graduation rates climb to an all-time high at D.C. Public Schools
(The Washington Post, September 29, 2016; 6:55 PM)
Naked man intrudes on UMD female student’s workout routine
(The Washington Post, September 26, 2016; 11:02 PM)
Outgoing D.C. schools leader wants to move out of public eye
(The Washington Post, September 26, 2016; 5:48 PM)
Teachers travel abroad to bring lessons back home
(The Washington Post, September 25, 2016; 6:25 PM)
An urban school serving needy kids posted big test gains. How did they do it?
(The Washington Post, September 16, 2016; 5:39 PM)
At D.C.’s Anacostia High School, police department builds a foundation
(The Washington Post, September 15, 2016; 6:24 PM)
ACLU fights D.C. on its all-male high school’s admission policy
(The Washington Post, September 12, 2016; 6:32 PM)
Advanced Placement participation soars in D.C. Public Schools
(The Washington Post, September 9, 2016; 3:39 PM)
Does randomly drug testing preschool teachers violate their Constitutional rights?
(The Washington Post, September 7, 2016; 7:58 PM)
Almost the entire D.C. school district is ignoring its PE requirements
(The Washington Post, September 5, 2016; 9:00 AM)
Is three months enough time to find a new school district leader?
(The Washington Post, September 2, 2016; 7:13 PM)
What went wrong at D.C.’s high-achieving Wilson High School?
(The Washington Post, September 2, 2016; 3:21 PM)
A top-performing D.C. school just saw a dramatic drop in its English test scores
(The Washington Post, August 30, 2016; 7:19 PM)
By day, these identical twins are school principals. By night, they’re a traveling live art duo.
(The Washington Post, August 30, 2016; 6:10 PM)
The law requires gym class for all students, but this charter school is refusing
(The Washington Post, August 25, 2016; 10:46 AM)
When suspensions weren’t working, this high school opted for a new approach
(The Washington Post, August 23, 2016; 5:35 PM)
The country’s newest all-boys public high school opens its doors
(The Washington Post, August 22, 2016; 4:55 PM)
Foundation acquires farm to provide fresh produce to D.C.’s poorest areas
(The Washington Post, August 15, 2016; 3:14 PM)
Teachers union blasts Walmart for its back-to-school promotion
(The Washington Post, August 12, 2016; 7:04 PM)
Camp hopes to close tech-industry gender gap by teaching girls to code
(The Washington Post, August 9, 2016; 5:02 PM)
For thousands of D.C. students, school starts early with new, year-round schedule
(The Washington Post, August 7, 2016; 6:21 PM)
D.C. mayor announces search committee to help select new schools chancellor
(The Washington Post, August 5, 2016; 4:49 PM)
‘Men don’t wear clip-on ties.’ A new all-male high school gets a head start.
(The Washington Post, August 2, 2016; 5:12 PM)
Maryland couple fined more than $500,000 for sending kids to D.C. schools
(The Washington Post, July 28, 2016; 5:04 PM)
City living is difficult on a teacher’s salary. Could this new building change that?
(The Washington Post, July 27, 2016; 8:44 PM)
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