A middle school student from D.C. has traveled the world as a piano prodigy, but all those performances around the globe mean she missed quite a few days of school. Does that make her a truant?
Organizers of D.C.’s $2.5 million “Show Up, Stand Out” anti-truancy initiative say the program is getting results.
Police in Washington are investigating after construction workers unearthed what appear to be human remains while doing work at an elementary school in Georgetown.
More than 100 students are participating in a summer program run by the Washington Nationals to help students develop baseball and softball as well as academic skills.
D.C. officials have released new proposed public school boundaries after previous proposals that would replace neighborhood schools drew widespread resistance.
U.S. News and World Report’s annual list of the nation’s best high schools was released this week, and eight local schools made the top 100.
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.
So how do U.S. eighth-graders do in math and science when compared to their peers around the globe? Turns out it matters which state they live in, according to a study released Thursday.
A former teacher at a District of Columbia high school who pleaded guilty to receiving child pornography has been sentenced to five years in prison.
The D.C. Council is taking up a bill that seeks to make parents more accountable for children who miss too much school.