Posts Tagged ‘DCPS’

D.C. Council Questions Progress on Truancy Reforms

“How do we look at this and evaluate how all of these different programs are working, and how do we refine it if it’s not? Who do we give the money to and why?”

As D.C.’s School Options Improve, Commutes Become More of a Headache

Transportation may not be the number one issue on parents’ minds as they make their choices, but perhaps it should be.

Map: Where D.C.’s Homeless Children Go to School

At least 3,158 homeless children were enrolled in public and charter schools as of mid-January this year.

District Line Daily: D.C. Gets College-Ready

Can the city really close D.C. General by next year?

The Needle: Jefferson Nosedive

Don't pee into someone's basement apartment. It's rude.

The Needle: Not Zen

Bad yoga studio! Bad!

District Line Daily: Fall Arts Guide

And the Diamond District helped define the DMV hip-hop scene. Are people still listening?

Some DCPS Students Were Assigned to Compare George W. Bush to Adolf Hitler

After a picture of the assignment spread on Twitter, DCPS Chancellor Kaya Henderson said the teacher would apologize.

DCPS Slams WaPo Column on School Absence Policy as Misleading and Inaccurate

Kaya Henderson vs. Petula Dvorak

DCPS Enrollment Numbers Continue to Increase

More than 47,000 students started classes at a D.C. public school today at the city's 111 schools—the highest enrollment numbers the system has posted in more than five school years, D.C. Public Schools announced today. These enrollment figures do not include students enrolled in charter schools. Last year, the burgeoning charter school system in D.C. had nearly 37,000 students [...]

District Line Daily: Back to School

A morning roundup of news, opinion, and links from Washington City Paper and around the District. Send tips and ideas to citydesk@washingtoncitypaper.com. Sign up: To get District Line Daily—or any of our other email newsletters—sent straight to your mailbox, click here.
Goodbye, summer. Students in D.C., Montgomery, and Anne Arundel counties go back to school today. [...]

District Line Daily: School’s Out

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The deputy mayor for education released the new school boundaries Thursday, ending a nearly yearlong process of city [...]

District Line Daily: The City’s Report Card

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Students' results from the District's annual standardized tests contained some unsettling data points, including that the city's [...]

District Line Daily: On Track

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Metro tested the Silver Line for a full day Sunday and during morning rush hour [...]

District Line Daily: Speed Demons

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The grace period is over and D.C.'s 15 new traffic cameras will result in tickets [...]

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