Posts Tagged ‘DCPS’

District Line Daily: Bowser Wants to Keep Henderson

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If elected mayor, Democratic mayoral nominee Muriel Bowser says she would keep Chancellor Kaya Henderson as the head of [...]

District Line Daily: Back in Monumental Business

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The Washington Monument is reopening today after being closed for repairs for nearly three years following [...]

The Needle: D.C. Schooled

High School Dropout : In 2012, the country experienced its highest high school graduation rate, with 80 percent of seniors receiving a high school diploma. D.C., however, is well below the national average at 59 percent, though it should be noted that cities often experience higher dropout rates than suburbs. -5
Road Block: The new bike [...]

District Line Daily: More on the Death of Medric Mills

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An internal fairs report into the January death of Medric Mills near a fire station [...]

District Line Daily: Stuck in the Middle

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A new Washington Post poll finds that the District is having trouble changing parents' opinions on [...]

District Line Daily: Snow Day Conservation

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D.C. schools have run out of snow days. DCPS allocated just one snow day for [...]

D.C. Police Finally Get Raises, Union Says It’s Not Enough

D.C. police officers will finally receive a pay increase after six years of stagnant wages, but the police union says the initial 4 percent salary hike is just too little, too late.
Under an arbitrator's ruling made Monday night, police officers would get a 4 percent raise retroactively from April 2013 on, no pay increase in [...]

District Line Daily: Shelterless From The Storm

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The unprecedented increase in the number of homeless families in D.C. this winter is costing [...]

District Line Daily: Rough Ride

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In this week's cover story, Aaron Wiener examines what it would take to transform the struggling [...]

District Line Daily: Train to Nowhere

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Officials are analyzing data from the Silver Line's first full test run over the weekend [...]

District Line Daily: Open Late for Business

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The D.C. government will open on a two-hour delay today. D.C. Public Schools will [...]

District Line Daily: School Blues

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A new Washington Post poll found that 51 percent of residents think the District’s [...]

District Line Daily: The Gas Menagerie

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The latest issue of Washington City Paper is on stands today, and the cover story is [...]

More Than Half of DCPS Students Who Attended a Closed School Not Re-Enrolling This Year

More than half of District students who attended 10 of the 13 public schools that were shuttered in June because of low enrollment numbers did not sign up to attend a District public school for this upcoming school year, WAMU reported today.
This is a potentially big hit for the D.C. public school system, which [...]

District Line Daily: Tommy Wells Takes On Gamestop

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Ward 6 Councilmember and mayoral hopeful Tommy Wells is continuing his crusade against Gamestop and other [...]

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