D.C. Schools Insider: charter schools

Posted at 03:51 PM ET, 11/01/2012

KIPP DC to open new campus at old Webb Elementary School

The former DCPS elementary school will reopen as a charter school.

By Emma Brown  |  03:51 PM ET, 11/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 06:04 PM ET, 03/28/2012

D.C. school budget: Parents, students decry cuts to high schools, librarians, special ed coordinators

While Mayor Vincent C. Gray’s proposed school spending plan provides a 2 percent raise in the student funding formula, basic costs have risen closer to 5 percent.

By Bill Turque  |  06:04 PM ET, 03/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  charter schools, D.C. Public Schools

Posted at 10:26 AM ET, 03/15/2012

Commission: Charter schools likely to continue gaining on DCPS

Charter school enrollment, already 41 percent of the public school population, is expected to increase by 10 percent in 2013.

By Bill Turque  |  10:26 AM ET, 03/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 10:33 AM ET, 03/08/2012

Kaya Henderson: Charters must be ‘in my tool kit’

More from a Q-and-A with the D.C. schools chancellor: why she wants DCPS to be a charter authorizer, possible changes for IMPACT, among other issues.

By Bill Turque  |  10:33 AM ET, 03/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  IMPACT, charter schools

Posted at 06:27 PM ET, 01/26/2012

D.C. school study: Fears for tiers are premature

Despite all the buzz it has generated, the study produced by IFF (formerly known as the Illinois Facilities Fund) is still just a stack of data, not a policy.

By Bill Turque  |  06:27 PM ET, 01/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C. Schools, DC Public Charter Schools