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U.S. House Votes to Renew D.C. School Voucher ProgramThe House voted Wednesday to reauthorize a pet program of outgoing Speaker John Boehner: school vouchers for District of Columbia students.
GOP Congressman Wants D.C. School Vouchers to ContinueA leading House Republican says a school voucher program for District of Columbia students is successful and should continue.
D.C. Council to Consider Banning Suspensions of PreschoolersA D.C. Council committee will hold a hearing on a bill that would ban out-of-school suspensions for preschoolers.
Mother of Boy Who Allegedly Engaged In Sex Acts With D.C. Teacher SuesThe mother of 17-year-old boy who allegedly had sex with a substitute teacher at Options Charter School in D.C. is suing the school and the teacher for $3 million, reports WNEW Senior Correspondent Mark Segraves.
D.C. Police: Sex Acts Between Teacher, Student in Classroom Were RecordedA substitute teacher at Options Public Charter School in D.C. has been arrested after allegedly having sex with a student in the classroom.
Student Piano Prodigy Gets Truancy Notice From D.C. Schools After Traveling to PerformA 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?
New D.C. Anti-Truancy Program Claims Significant ProgressOrganizers of D.C.'s $2.5 million "Show Up, Stand Out" anti-truancy initiative say the program is getting results.
Police Investigating Remains Found at School 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 Kids Enrolled in Nationals' Camp 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. Releases New Set of Proposed School Boundaries D.C. officials have released new proposed public school boundaries after previous proposals that would replace neighborhood schools drew widespread resistance.
7 Local High Schools Make U.S. News List of the Top 100U.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.
D.C. Schools Buy New Instruments, Other Supplies 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.
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