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DC Among Most Air-Polluted U.S. Cities

The American Lung Association is out with its annual Air Quality Report Card and, suffice it to stay, DC may need to stay after class.

04/25/2013

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DC Officials Respond to School Closing Lawsuit

District of Columbia officials are responding to a lawsuit over the closure of 15 schools, saying their plan was the result of extensive study and will improve education for all students.

04/25/2013

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Referendum Could Grant DC Control of Budget

On Tuesday, voters in the nation’s capital are all but certain to approve a charter amendment that would grant the city more control over its municipal budget.

04/21/2013

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D.C.’s Public Education Landscape Changing Rapidly

Nine D.C. Charter Schools could receive enrollment ceiling increases at Monday evening’s meeting of the DC Public Charter School Board.

04/15/2013

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Early Voting Set to Begin for DC’s Special Election

Early voting is getting underway for a special election in the District of Columbia.

04/08/2013

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DC Segway Tour Business Loses Lawsuit Against City

The operators of a Washington Segway tour business have lost a lawsuit against the city over regulations that require tour guides to be knowledgeable about city history and architecture.

03/28/2013

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Public Braves Snow for Gay Marriage Case Tickets

People waiting to attend to gay marriage cases being heard by the U.S. Supreme Court have been undeterred by snow falling in the nation’s capital.

03/25/2013

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DC Officials Still Investigating Ambulance Absence

District of Columbia officials are continuing to investigate whether some fire department rescue services were inappropriately out of service at a time when a police officer was seriously injured in a hit-and-run crash, Deputy Mayor Paul Quander said Friday.

03/08/2013

Analysts at the National Cybersecurity & Communications Integration Center (NCCIC) prepare for Cyber Storm III during a media session at their headquarters in Arlington, Va., on Sept. 24, 2010. (credit: JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)

DC Government Employees Not Yet Offered Cybersecurity Training

Leaders from across the District of Columbia municipal government gathered last April for a summit on cybersecurity, where they agreed in writing on the need to improve computer safety training for its workers.

03/05/2013

Jacqueline Simms is interviewed after winning a  Milken Educator Award and $25,000. (Credit: Milken Family Foundation)

DC Teacher Wins $25K Prize from Education Foundation

What began as a routine assembly at Anne Beers Elementary in Southeast ended with a third grade teacher in tears as she realized the gathering was scheduled so she could be honored with a $25,000 prize for her efforts in education.

02/06/2013

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