DCSRN launched the virtual school tour of Capital City PCS Middle School, a quality public charter school in Ward 4. Hear from Principal Laina Cox on her vision for molding all students into critical thinkers, giving them the tools to be advocates in their schools, communities and much more.
In Case You Missed It: Must Reads
March 2—The next phase of DC reform.
March 2—How one DC elementary's fifth grade enrollment highlights concerns about middle school.
March 8—Education is absent from the 2016 presidential race.
- March 9—A constitutional right to pre-K?
March 14—Senate confirms John B. King Jr. as education secretary.
March 14—What GOP candidates got wrong - and right - about Common Core.
- March 16—Moderate judge with sparse record on school law nominated for Supreme Court.
- March 17—Arne Duncan to focus on disconnected youth at the Emerson Collective.
- March 22—Every Student Succeeds Act may offer megaphone for parent, community voices.
- March 29—Michelle Rhee's StudentsFirst will merge with education advocacy group 50Can.
- March 29—In DC, a radical shift in parent involvement.
- March 7—Inside Facebook's partnership to develop software for K-12 schools.
- March 7—Why is education leadership so white?
- March 7—Facebook's Zuckerberg to bet big on personalized learning.
March 8—Why schools should make sleep a priority.
March 8—In charters, using weighted lotteries for diversity hits barriers.
March 16—Charters suspend blacks, students with disabilities more than peers.
March 17—Arne Duncan’s new job: creating jobs, stopping violence.
- March 19—Supreme Court nominee Merrick Garland has tutored these DC school kids for years.
- March 21—What to expect out of John King, U.S. Secretary of Education.
March 22—Gallup student poll finds engagement in school dropping by grade level.
- March 29—The U.S. makes four important education commitments to the world.
- March 30—DC now has more children. Here’s where they’re living.
- March 31—Meet the man who is turning DC libraries into a national model.
March 5—Former DC Mayor Vincent Gray seeks Ward 7 seat.
- March 6—These students wanted an education when DC was the nation’s ‘murder capital’.
- March 17—DC Council eyes cost of homeless shelter plan.
- March 22—Bowser will ask DC Council to raise minimum wage to $15 an hour.
- March 31—Shirley Hufstedler, first secretary of the newly created Education Department, dies at 90.