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  1. Local News D.C. parents push for more recess

    From Washington Post by Emma Brown: Principals at some D.C. elementary schools cut recess time this year to 15 minutes per day to meet new citywide...

    Started by theschoolboards, 08-30-2013 08:52 AM
    dc, dc public
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    08-30-2013 08:52 AM Go to last post
  2. Local News Officials scrutinize special-education services at BASIS DC

    From Washington Post by Emma Brown: Local and federal officials are scrutinizing BASIS DC, a charter school known for its accelerated curriculum and...

    Started by theschoolboards, 08-05-2013 09:10 AM
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    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 13,920
    08-05-2013 09:10 AM Go to last post
  3. Local News D.C. Bets Big on Common Core - Hopes, frustrations mark experience

    From Education Week by Catherine Gewertz: The big clock in Dowan McNair-Lee's 8th grade classroom is silent, but she can hear the minutes ticking...

    Started by theschoolboards, 05-22-2013 09:50 AM
    common core, dc, dc public, dcps
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 8,858
    06-17-2013 08:13 AM Go to last post
  4. Local News D.C. debates growth of charter schools

    From Washington Post by Emma Brown: It’s the latest sign that the District is on track to become a city where a majority of children are educated...

    Started by theschoolboards, 02-12-2013 10:41 AM
    dc, dc charter, dc public
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  5. Local News D.C. charter schools expel students at far higher rates than traditional public schools

    From Washington Post by Emma Brown:The District’s public charter schools have expelled students at a far higher rate than the city’s traditional...

    Started by theschoolboards, 01-07-2013 08:49 AM
    dc, dc charter, dc public
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 7,577
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  6. Local News DC Public Schools names teacher, principal of the year

    From Washington Post by Emma Brown: D.C. Schools Chancellor Kaya Henderson and Mayor Vincent Gray showed up unannounced at Hope Harrod’s classroom...

    Started by theschoolboards, 10-12-2012 09:29 AM
    dc, dc public, dcps
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  7. Local News 9 ways to pick a great school for your child

    From Washington Post by Jay Mathews: Strangers often ask me how to pick a good school. They are transferring into the area or moving from one local...

    Started by theschoolboards, 02-16-2012 09:58 AM
    dc, dc public
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 11,724
    10-01-2012 10:37 AM Go to last post
  8. Local News Being a minority at America’s best high school

    From Washington Post by Anita Kinney: Yes, Virginia, Thomas Jefferson High School For Science and Technology Had a Hispanic Student Body President...

    Started by theschoolboards, 08-14-2012 08:55 AM
    thomas jefferson high school virginia, tjhsst, virginia
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  9. Local News Federal civil rights complaint filed over low numbers of black, Latino students at elite Thomas Jefferson High

    From Washington Post by Emma Brown:The disproportionately low number of black and Latino students admitted to Fairfax County’s prestigious Thomas...

    Started by theschoolboards, 07-24-2012 09:36 AM
    dc, thomas jefferson high school virginia, tjhsst, virginia
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    07-24-2012 09:36 AM Go to last post
  10. Local News Teaching for all levels via differentiated instruction — in one class

    From Washington Post by Michael Alison Chandler: In Elise Carter’s second-grade class, some students still write their numbers backward or look at...

    Started by theschoolboards, 05-16-2012 12:40 PM
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    05-16-2012 12:40 PM Go to last post
  11. Local News High-tech vs. no-tech: D.C. area schools take opposite approaches to education

    From Washington Post by Cecilia Kang: The sixth-graders are lighting up the room with their MacBook Airs, flipped open to Google, Wikipedia and...

    Started by theschoolboards, 05-14-2012 09:42 AM
    dc, dc private, dc public, flint hill school, washington waldorf
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  12. Local News DCPS Chancellor Henderson launches $10 million grant program to help DCPS reach new academic targets

    From Washington Post by Bill Turque: Chancellor Kaya Henderson, nearing the end of her first full school year as leader of DCPS, is committing the...

    Started by theschoolboards, 04-12-2012 08:52 AM
    dc, dc public, dcps, kaya henderson
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  13. Local News Problem or progress? White student leads black club at elite N. Virginia high school.

    From Washington Post by Ian Shapira: Michael Wattendorf, a senior at Northern Virginia’s super-selective Thomas Jefferson High School for Science...

    Started by theschoolboards, 04-04-2012 10:19 AM
    thomas jefferson high school virginia, tjhsst, virginia
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  14. Local News New York firm publishes test-prep book for Thomas Jeffeson High School for Science and Technology entrance exam

    From Washington Post by Emma Brown:A new player is entering the crowded field of businesses that aim to help eighth-grade students improve their...

    Started by theschoolboards, 04-04-2012 10:14 AM
    aristotle circle, thomas jefferson high school virginia, tjhsst, virginia
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    04-04-2012 10:14 AM Go to last post
  15. Local News How a ‘creative, visionary, flexible’ lost her teaching job at DCPS

    From Washington Post by Bill Turque:By the end of her second year at MacFarland Middle School, fifth-grade teacher Sarah Wysocki was coming into her...

    Started by theschoolboards, 03-09-2012 08:57 AM
    dc, dc impact evaluation system, dc public, dc teacher evaluations, dcps, teacher evaluations, teacher ratings
    • Replies: 0
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    03-09-2012 08:57 AM Go to last post
  16. Local News Interview with Kaya Henderson, Chancellor of DC Public Schools - Part I

    From Washington Post by Bill Turque: I sat down with Chancellor Kaya Henderson on Monday, the day before her comments to the Education Department...

    Started by theschoolboards, 03-08-2012 08:45 AM
    dc, dc public, dcps, kaya henderson
    • Replies: 1
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  17. Local News D.C. seeks return of chartering authority

    From Washington Post by Bill Turque: D.C. Mayor Vincent C. Gray and Chancellor Kaya Henderson are discussing a plan to restore the District’s power...

    Started by theschoolboards, 02-24-2012 08:58 AM
    dc, dc charter, dc public, kaya henderson
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  18. Local News Thousands of DC area students not too young to be suspended

    From Washington Post by Donna St. George: Thousands of elementary students were suspended from public schools last year in Washington and its...

    Started by theschoolboards, 02-13-2012 10:16 AM
    dc, dc public, dcps
    • Replies: 0
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  19. Local News Nearly every eligible DCPS teacher chooses to skip evaluations

    From Washington Examiner by Lisa Gartner: D.C. Public Schools introduced a pilot program in the fall that allows teachers rated "highly effective"...

    Started by theschoolboards, 01-23-2012 09:27 AM
    dc, dc public, dc teacher evaluations
    • Replies: 0
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    01-23-2012 09:27 AM Go to last post
  20. Local News The Heights School, a Catholic School, Draws Beltway Conservatives in Washington

    From N.Y. Times by Mark Oppenheimer: “Are your jackets on, boys?” Joe Cardenas inspects his charges in first-period freshman humanities class, sees...

    Started by theschoolboards, 01-12-2012 09:43 AM
    maryland, the heights school maryland
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 4,486
    01-12-2012 09:43 AM Go to last post

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