D.C. Public Schools

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D.C. Public Schoolchildren May Not Have Food Supplier in Fall

The troubled food vendor for the District of Columbia’s public schools is pulling out of its contract with the city, possibly leaving District schoolchildren without a food supplier this fall.

07/14/2015

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D.C. Police Officers Sued For Enrolling Kids in Schools Illegally

The Attorney General is suing two D.C. police officers for more than $224,000 in back tuition penalties on charges they lied about where they live in order to send their children to public schools.

06/12/2015

Graduates participate in Howard University's 146th commencement exercises on May 10, 2014. (Photo by Allison Shelley/Getty Images for DKC)

D.C. High-Schoolers to Get Access to Free Howard U. Classes

District of Columbia public school students will soon get the opportunity to take classes at Howard University for free.

04/08/2015

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D.C. Students Awarded Full Scholarships to George Washington University

A handful of D.C. students are getting the surprise of their lives Wednesday: full rides to George Washington University.

03/18/2015

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Metrobus, D.C. Schools Release Conflicting Statements on Whether Schools Are Closed Due to Snow

There was some confusion in D.C. Thursday as D.C. Public Schools announced they would open 2 hours late due to snow and Metrobus, which operates school routes, said on its website and Twitter account that D.C. schools would be closed.

02/26/2015

Wilson High School in D.C. (credit: Jim MacKay/All-News 99.1 WNEW)

D.C. High School Principal Resigns ‘Immediately’

Pete Cahall, the D.C. principal who came out as gay earlier this year, has resigned form D.C. Public Schools “effective immediately,” school officials say.

12/23/2014

Wilson High School in D.C. (credit: Jim MacKay/All-News 99.1 WNEW)

D.C. Public Schools: Principal Not Fired for Being Gay

The head of D.C.’s public schools says the firing of a well-known principal had nothing to do with his coming out at a Pride Day event earlier this year.

12/15/2014

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D.C. Teacher Gives Homework Comparing George W. Bush to Adolf Hitler

A D.C. teacher “deeply regrets” giving students a homework assignment that asked them to compare and contrast former U.S. President George W. Bush and Adolf Hitler.

09/11/2014

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Study: Gunshots Fired Near More Than Half of D.C. Schools

A new study shows that large numbers of District of Columbia school students likely heard gunfire near their school buildings during the 2011-2012 school year.

09/03/2014

OAKLAND, CA - APRIL 22: Volunteers Connie Karins (L) and Jennifer Hales dig dirt while building a community garden on plot of land next to Charcoal Park, a community store, April 22, 2010 in Oakland, California. A handful of volunteers came out to build a community garden in honor of Earth Day. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

D.C. Holding School Beautification Day

Officials say nearly 5,000 volunteers are set to spruce up District of Columbia public schools ahead of the first day of class.

08/23/2014

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