Posts Tagged ‘D.C. Public Schools’

Read Vince Gray’s State of the District Speech Here

Mayor Vince Gray is set to deliver his 2014 State of the District address Tuesday night at Kelly Miller Middle School in Lincoln Heights. Here's the text as prepared for delivery:
Good evening. Thank you to the Navy JROTC Color Guard from the Columbia Heights Educational Campus for helping lead us in the Pledge of Allegiance tonight. And to [...]

DCPS Blows Drug Testing Deadline

In 2008, under the logic that stoned people don't make the best caretakers, the D.C. Council passed a law requiring random drug and alcohol testing for city employees who interact with kids. Last year, the inspector general's office found that the D.C. public schools still weren't drug testing employees or applicants. DCPS promised to start [...]

Loose Lips Daily: “Shaken,” Not Stirred, Edition

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D.C. Republicans Prefer Democrats—And Sarah Palin
Waiting for Superman
Watch: Vince, Michelle, and The Uncomfortable News Conference

Good morning Washington. Suderman’s off today, so here [...]