Kwame Brown’s D.C. Council comes back from summer recess Tuesday with much to do. (Sarah L. Voisin/THE WASHINGTON POST)

In other news:

Kwame Brown: “Open and transparent,” and combative, on the Politics Hour (WAMU-FM, WRC-TV)

Memorial to transgender murder victim was burned (WAMU-FM)

Pepco is not happy with Betty Noel’s nomination to the Public Service Commission (Post)

Jelani Prather, a Fifth District motorcycle officer, died Friday in an off-duty traffic accident (WTOP)

What Adrian Fenty and Christine O’Donnell have to do with each other (CNN)

A whole lot of people don’t care for Dan Snyder (Post)

Teacher-union bete noire Steven Brill toasted by education reformers (D.C. Schools Insider)

Kaya Henderson kicks off the DCPS curriculum revamp, which “could serve as a national model” (Examiner)

Protesters arrested with Vincent Gray go on trial this morning (AP)

D.C.’s crime cameras aren’t being used to their fullest potential, study says (WaTimes)

Muriel Bowser gets to sort through all these darn ethics bills (WAMU-FM)

Lawsuit filed over hidden camera in bathroom of Penn Quarter Starbucks (WTOP)

Driver filmed pushing man off his bus is no longer working for Metro (Examiner)

Shira Fishman of McKinley Tech is your DCPS teacher of the year (DCPS release)

”One City, One Hire” departs from its Atlanta model (WaTimes)

Phil Mendelson still opposes the Georgetown University campus plan (Patch)

Whither the reimbursable detail program? (Patch)

Dan Snyder’s capitulation leaves anti-SLAPP law still untested in court (HuffPo)

Employment administrator fired by Rochelle Webb (remember her?) has been re-hired (WaTimes)

Remembering the Palace Five, Columbia Height’s own profession cage crew (New Columbia Heights)

Thurgood Marshall Academy’s Joshua Kern turned down Public Charter School Board job, restarting search (D.C. Schools Insider)

Friday murder in far Northeast leads to quick arrest (Homicide Watch)

McMillan redevelopment plan on the cusp of submission to zoning authorities (Housing Complex)

Increased buy-in for IMPACT bonuses gets kudos (Post editorial)

D.C. could be exercising its eminent domain powers better (Housing Complex)

Labor opens its wallet for Eleanor Holmes Norton (AFL-CIO)