Michael Alison Chandler

ReporterWashington, D.C.

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A cross-town partnership fuels a school supply drive at a high-poverty school in the District.

  • Sep 3, 2015

Here are lists of course offerings planned at each D.C. neighborhood high school this year.

  • Sep 2, 2015

D.C.’s high schools have focused on remediation but are now bringing back courses that engage students.

  • Sep 1, 2015

High turnover is consistent with previous years.

  • Aug 27, 2015

Records show a serious inequity in charitable dollars, which are seen as a key part of the schools’ budgets.

  • Aug 26, 2015

D.C. public schools attracted more than $31 million from national foundations in 2010, far more than any other school district in the country.

  • Aug 26, 2015

D.C. public schools attracted more than $31 million from national foundations in 2010, far more than any other school district in the country.

  • Aug 26, 2015

A volunteer patrol and assurances from city leaders help calm concerns about uptick in shootings.

  • Aug 24, 2015

The additions reflect growing enrollment, after three dozen schools were closed in seven years.

  • Aug 24, 2015

Hanseul Kang will be the eighth head of the city’s Office of the State Superintendent of Education.

  • Aug 22, 2015
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Michael Alison Chandler writes about schools and families in the Washington region. In recent years, she re-enrolled in high school to learn why American students struggle with math and traveled to South Korea to see what education reform looks like in one of the world's highest performing countries.

The Ohio native has lived on both coasts. She has a graduate degree from the U.C. Berkeley School of Journalism. Now she lives in DC with her husband and one-year old son.
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