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.
After a wild fight at Gallery Place involving rival high schools was caught on video and posted on YouTube last week, D.C. councilmember and Metro board member Muriel Bowser says it’s time for a closer look at the supervision kids get on their way to and from school.