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School Closures Due to Power Outages

The severe weather that hit the area left trees uprooted and power lines down. At one point more than 50,000 customers were without power.

06/13/2013

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D.C. Judge Declines to Halt School Closures

A District of Columbia judge won’t halt the planned closure of 15 public schools, plans that resulted in a lawsuit against the city.

05/15/2013

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Judge Seems Skeptical of D.C. School Closure Lawsuit

A District of Columbia judge seemed skeptical about a lawsuit asking him to halt the planned closure of 15 public schools, noting during a hearing that the schools students are being moved to are better performing.

05/10/2013

Children hold photos of Mrs. Obama's visit to Ferebee-Hope, which would close under DCPS' plan for consolidation. (credit: Matt DelSignore/All-News 99.1 WNEW)

DCPS ‘Vigorously’ Denies Discrimination Following School Closure Lawsuit

A Washington group says it will file a lawsuit to halt the closure of 15 public schools in the District of Columbia.

03/29/2013

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Hundreds to Rally Against School Closures in DC

Organizers are expecting hundreds of District of Columbia residents for a rally aimed at stopping plans to close 13 public schools this year and another two next year.

03/14/2013

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15 D.C. Public Schools to Close; Others Expanding

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.

01/17/2013

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Hurricane Sandy Closings and Resources

A list of important resources, information and assistance for Hurricane Sandy.

10/28/2012

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