D.C. Public Schools

DCPS High School Graduation Rate ClimbingThe percentage of high school students who graduated from D.C. Public Schools in four years increased from 58 percent in 2014 to 64 percent in 2015.
D.C. Schools Offering More AP Classes Than EverPublic school students are heading back to class in the District of Columbia, and the city's high schools are offering more Advanced Placement classes than ever.
D.C. Public Schoolchildren May Not Have Food Supplier in FallThe 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.
D.C. Police Officers Sued For Enrolling Kids in Schools IllegallyThe 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.
D.C. High-Schoolers to Get Access to Free Howard U. ClassesDistrict of Columbia public school students will soon get the opportunity to take classes at Howard University for free.
D.C. Students Awarded Full Scholarships to George Washington UniversityA handful of D.C. students are getting the surprise of their lives Wednesday: full rides to George Washington University.
Metrobus, D.C. Schools Release Conflicting Statements on Whether Schools Are Closed Due to SnowThere 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.
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.
D.C. Public Schools: Principal Not Fired for Being GayThe 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.
D.C. Teacher Gives Homework Comparing George W. Bush to Adolf HitlerA 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.
Study: Gunshots Fired Near More Than Half of D.C. SchoolsA 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.
D.C. Holding School Beautification DayOfficials say nearly 5,000 volunteers are set to spruce up District of Columbia public schools ahead of the first day of class.
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