Posts Tagged ‘Kaya Henderson’

Dept. of Education: We Interviewed Former Principal

A long-awaited Frontline special on Michelle Rhee's tenure as schools chancellor finally aired last night. As the Post reported before the show aired, former Noyes Education Campus Principal Adell Cothorne alleged on the program that she witnessed possible answer tampering at the school but was never interviewed by the D.C. inspector general, who was tasked [...]

Marion Barry’s Selective Memory

LL was mercifully spared having to watch most of the super-lengthy D.C. Council hearing Thursday on the city's proposal to close 20 schools. But LL did see former Mayor-for-Life and Ward 8 Councilmember Marion Barry reminded Schools Chancellor Kaya Henderson that Ward 8 has some pretty lousy-performing schools, and he'd like to see some improvements, [...]

D.C.’s Lame IG Strikes Again

While LL was away, the city's Office of Inspector General struck again.
The IG released a report on its investigation into allegations of cheating on standardized tests at D.C. public schools. The office began its investigation more than a year ago after a lengthy piece by USA Today in March 2011 questioned why so many tests [...]

Loose Lips Daily: So Long, Harry Edition

A deliberative roundup of one city's local politics. Send your tips, releases, stories, events, etc. to lips@washingtoncitypaper.com. And get LL Daily sent straight to your inbox every morning!
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Mary Cheh Gets Limbaughed
Gray Fulfills Promise, One Year Late
Harry Thomas Jr. Associate Pleads Guilty, More [...]

Loose Lips Daily: 5.8 Edition

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Good morning sweet readers! Had yesterday's earthquake really been the end of times, LL's gig on earth would have ended at a place called Super Tacos. Just like he's always [...]

Loose Lips Daily: Live To Die Another Day Edition

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Fenty: I'm (Still) Done

Clarification: Ron Moten Not Actually Physically Aroused While Helping Others

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Live To Die Another Day: Schools Chancellor Kaya Henderson has [...]

Loose Lips Daily: Freeze Or I’ll Spray Edition

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All Eyes on Alexander

Christopher Barry Arrested on Drug Charges
Committee Staff Should Not Be Political Hires

Good morning sweet readers! It's Thursday, and you know that means Washington [...]

Cheh Looking to Put Pay Genie Back in Bottle?

A couple of months ago, LL reported on a bizarre effort by Mayor Vince Gray to increase the maximum pay he could offer agency heads by $100,000 a year.
The mayor, whose rocky start can be attributed to—in part—high executive pay, also wanted to add two new pay executive pay scales. Ward 3 Councilmember Mary Cheh [...]

Loose Lips Daily: Parents Dig School Edition

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Vince Gray Channels Inner Barbara Walters
Senior Gray Staff to Have Media Training
Tommy Wells: Not Ruling Anything Out

Good morning sweet readers! Pureed prunes for LL's bean: gross [...]

Loose Lips Daily: Cause the Rain is Falling Edition

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Got to Have Kaya Now: Congratulations to soon-to-be Schools Chancellor Kaya Henderson, who [...]

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