Posts Tagged ‘DCPS’

D.C. Is Putting Dollars and Faith Into Volunteer Reading Programs. Can They Close the Achievement Gap?

The Bowser admin is betting big on unpaid reading tutors.

Report: Charter Enrollment Outpacing Traditional Public School Enrollment in D.C.

Still, the rates of growth between the two sectors have narrowed in recent years.

‘Sediment’ Detected in Water at Martin Luther King Jr. Elementary School [UPDATE]

DCPS says its providing the school bottled water while testing is done.

Police: Wilson High School Student Stabbed in His Leg Off-Campus

The male student sustained "non-life threatening injuries," D.C. police say.

DCPS Teachers Will Get Weekly Subject-Based Training Next School Year

LEAP will feature regular seminars for instructors aligned to the Common Core, officials say.

Grosso Wants Schools to Get the Lead Out of Water Sources [UPDATE]

Concerning levels were found at three schools after recent tests.

DCPS Still Doesn’t Have a Plan for In-House Food Services

One year after it settled a whistleblower suit over its meal contractor

Ten D.C. Students Get Full Ride to George Washington University

The students found out about their awards at school earlier this month.

Audit of Equipment Lays Bare D.C. Schools’ Problems in Kitchen, Again

“We witnessed inefficiencies and waste including equipment that we were told had been broken for a year or longer.”

How Would D.C. General Replacement Shelters Affect School Enrollment?

The issue came up last week at a D.C. Council oversight hearing on education.

Parents Petition to Keep Fillmore Arts Center Funded

The center currently provides arts education to about 1,700 students from five schools.

More D.C. Public School Students Are Eating School-Served Meals

Meal-participation rates have gone up in the past couple of years.

Two Former D.C. Public School Buildings Will Become Long-Term Homes to Charters

The move caps off Mayor Bowser's "Education Week."

D.C. Police Arrest Juvenile for Seven Alleged School Threats in Two Weeks

An unnamed youth allegedly threatened four schools on seven different occasions.

Modernized Roosevelt High School to Feature Dual-Language Program, Global Focus

"I'd like for the students to marinate in their thinking."