D.C. Public Schools
The U.S. Department of Education is changing the way it holds states accountable for the education of students with disabilities by adding more of a focus on student performance.
District of Columbia Democratic mayoral nominee Muriel Bowser says she would keep Kaya Henderson as chancellor of the District’s public schools.
The District of Columbia public school system is launching an internal grant program that will allow schools to ask for money to fund extracurricular activities and other programs to make students happier.
The number of students in District of Columbia public schools who are taking Advanced Placement exams has increased dramatically in the last decade.
An elementary school principal’s claim that she saw teachers erasing answers on students’ test sheets had reached District of Columbia Schools Chancellor Kaya Henderson’s desk within 24 hours of the alleged incident in late 2010.
District of Columbia public school students will get new musical instruments, books, computers, art supplies and science lab equipment thanks to $10 million in funding that had been left unspent.
After the most recent national test score release, D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray says things are looking up for District schools.
Education Secretary Arne Duncan says District of Columbia school officials deserve credit for big leaps in scores on the Nation’s Report Card.
D.C. schools officials say they’ve fired a school bus driver charged with driving under the influence of alcohol after police say his bus was left in the middle of a Capitol Hill street with three children and an aide aboard.
Public school teachers in the District of Columbia are improving their performance because they’re motivated by the possibility of substantial pay raises or because they don’t want to get fired, according to a study.