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Study: D.C. Students’ Test Scores Fall Below International Average

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.

10/24/2013

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High Test Scores a Boost to D.C. Schools

D.C. Public Schools received its highest test scores in six years and Mayor Vincent Gray wants that trend to continue.

08/04/2013

Credit: Office of Councilmember David A Catania

Low Attendance Mirrors Low Test Scores in D.C.

Councilmember David Catania participated in a roundtable discussion Thursday aimed at bringing awareness to soaring truancy rates in the public school system and the alarming effects they have on future success.

11/08/2012