DC School Reform Now is educating, organizing and advocating to build support for public education strategies that prepare kids to become college and career ready.

10/23/2014

by Michael Alison Chandler
October 23, 2014

DC mayoral candidates faced a math problem of sorts Wednesday night at the campaign’s only major forum devoted to education: In 1966, the District had about 147,000 students in 196 schools. Now, there are 86,000 students in 213 neighborhood and charter school buildings, yet the city continues to open charter schools. Is this path sustainable?

The three leading candidates differed on details, but there seemed to be a consensus on the need for more planning.

10/23/2014

by Michael Alison Chandler
October 23, 2014

10/17/2014

by Michael Alison Chandler
October 17, 2014  

10/16/2014

by Michael Alison Chandler
October 16, 2014

10/16/2014

by Michael Alison Chandler
October 16, 2014  

10/15/2014

 by Valerie Strauss
October 15, 2014

10/15/2014

by Michael Alison Chandler
October 15, 2014

Rocketship, a highly regarded California-based charter school operator, is encountering community opposition as it moves to open its first school in the District.

10/14/2014

by Arianna Prothero
October 14, 2014

Florida is wading into largely uncharted waters with an initiative to fuel collaboration between two sectors often cast as foes in the debate over how to improve K-12 education: regular public schools and charters.

Nationwide, districts from Los Angeles to Denver to Baltimore have sought to forge such ties, but Florida’s effort is unusual in being led by the state.

Stay Connected

Sign up for the latest news and updates from DC School Reform Now.

Get Informed

Learn how federal education policy affects your child's school and your child's education.

Donate

Support DC School Reform Now. Contribute today.

Tell a Friend

Spread the word about DC School Reform Now.

Contact Us

You've got questions. We've got answers. Contact us.