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by Rachel Sadon 
July 20, 2015
Free Minds Book Club & Writing Workshop has supported hundreds of incarcerated D.C. youth—and now, thanks to a $25,000 grant from the Aspen Institute, the organization is expanding to four new cities.
Youth participating in the program meet for a weekly book club and write poetry.
by Hillary Kelly
July 20, 2015
The District of Columbia’s Office of Revenue Analysis (DCORA) released new findings today that show how the median cost of a three-bedroom home in Washington correlates to median test scores at the new elementary school attendance zones for District of Columbia Public Schools (DCPS), which go into effect in fall 2015. The findings are daunting for anyone in Washington who has small children or is considering starting a family.
by Susan Svrluga
July 22, 2015
No one said this was an easy issue. As people considered a bill from D.C.
by Michael Alison Chandler
July 17, 2015 
This year, the architects of the rebuilt Dunbar High School announced that the building was one of the greenest new schools in the world, equipped with a geothermal heating and cooling system aided by wells extending 460 feet below the athletic fields and enough solar panels to power all classroom lights for eight hours on a sunny day.
by Lauren Camera 
July 16, 2015
For the first time since 2001, the U.S.
by Debra Bruno
July 16, 2015
Success, it turns out, is quiet. It’s a sunny and warm spring Thursday at Thurgood Marshall Academy in Anacostia, one of the poorest areas of Washington, D.C. The halls are hushed, and students walk by wearing maroon polo shirts embroidered with the school name. They smile and greet teachers respectfully.
by Natalie Wexler
July 15, 2015
At a time of alleged cost overruns and mismanagement on school construction projects and delays in long-promised renovations, does it make sense to spend $28 million to reopen a dilapidated DC Public School?
by Lyndsey Layton
July 14, 2015
In its first vote affecting gay people since the U.S. Supreme Court decision on same-sex marriage, the Senate Tuesday rejected a federal prohibition against discrimination and bullying in K-12 public schools based on sexual orientation and gender identity.
Fifty-two Senators voted for such a provision, while 45 opposed it.
by Aaron C. Davis and Michael Alison Chandler
July 14, 2015
The vendor that provides food services to the D.C. Public Schools has told the D.C.
by Natalie  Wexler
July 13, 2015
After 35 years as a teacher and principal in DC Public Schools, during which he managed to turn around two struggling schools, Patrick Pope resigned, becoming part of a wave of high turnover among DCPS principals in recent years. He's now principal of a charter school.
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