Washington’s mayoral candidates clashed over proposals to improve the city’s public schools in their first general-election debate, with the Democratic nominee characterizing her independent challenger as a loose cannon whose approach would lead to “ping-pongs in leadership.”
A 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.
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?
The District of Columbia school system won’t include students’ standardized test scores in teacher evaluations for the upcoming academic year as it adjusts to new tests that adhere to Common Core academic standards.
District of Columbia Democratic mayoral nominee Muriel Bowser says she would keep Kaya Henderson as chancellor of the District’s public schools.
The District of Columbia public school system is launching an internal grant program that will allow schools to ask for money to fund extracurricular activities and other programs to make students happier.
An elementary school principal’s claim that she saw teachers erasing answers on students’ test sheets had reached District of Columbia Schools Chancellor Kaya Henderson’s desk within 24 hours of the alleged incident in late 2010.
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.
Fewer public schools in the District will be closing than originally thought as part of D.C. Public Schools Chancellor Kaya Henderson’s consolidation and reorganization plan.
D.C. Schools Chancellor Kaya Henderson is denying allegations of widespread cheating on standardized tests.