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.


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.


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.


by Sarah Anne Hughes
October 10, 2014


by Natalie Wexler
October 10, 2014 

Hardy Middle School, long shunned by families in its Ward 3 neighborhood, is beginning to change, say at least two candidates for the Ward 3 seat on the State Board of Education (SBOE). But another candidate says it's time to start a new charter middle school in the area.


by Natalie Wexler,
October 9, 2014

Last week, Dunbar High School celebrated a dramatic rise in test scores with a pep rally featuring some of its alumni, including Mayor Vincent Gray. Other troubled DC high schools could learn something from Dunbar's experience, but student churn is still a problem.


by Michael Alison Chandler
October 8, 2014


by Michael Alison Chandler
October 8, 2014


by Michael Alison Chandler
October 7, 2014  

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