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DCPS: Ward 3 request for new middle school to be considered ‘systematically’

Will Ward 3 parents get a new middle school to supplement Hardy? (D.C. Public Schools)

In short, she said, we’ll have a look.

“We share your concerns about the distribution of quality choices,” Henderson wrote, “however, we recognize this as a citywide issue that will best be addressed systematically.”

To that end, city education authorities have engaged the Illinois Facilities Fund — “a well-regarded non-profit community development financial institution” — to study school capacity in the city, with an eye toward an October release.

The full letter:

Mike DeBonis covers Congress and national politics for The Washington Post. He previously covered D.C. politics and government from 2007 to 2015.


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