D.C. Schools Insider: D.C. Council

Posted at 04:51 PM ET, 03/05/2012

Kwame Brown’s omnibus education act

It’s a consolidation of four education measures, three sponsored by Council Chairman Kwame R. Brown, that are scheduled for a vote at Tuesday’s Committee of the Whole meeting.

By Bill Turque  |  04:51 PM ET, 03/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C. Council

Posted at 10:51 AM ET, 03/02/2012

Kaya Henderson on DCPS cheating allegations: Many doubt minority children can make big gains on tests

Kaya Henderson says some who make allegations about cheating on tests in urban schools believe minority children can’t make significant gains without improper intervention.

By Bill Turque  |  10:51 AM ET, 03/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Kaya Henderson, D.C. Council

Posted at 09:49 AM ET, 02/17/2012

Kwame Brown’s college prep bill gets cool reception from DCPS officials

A trio of top District school officials devoted most of their prepared statements to how wonderfully their agencies were already doing.

By Bill Turque  |  09:49 AM ET, 02/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C. Council, DCPS, DC Public Charter School Board