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02/17/2015

 by Benjamin Herold
February 17, 2015

State lawmakers and school district officials are again wrestling with questions about schools' authority to access and monitor students' social-media accounts.

But their attempts to proactively address such issues as cyberbullying and student safety have been more likely to result in controversy and complaints than any clear resolution.

02/13/2015

by Natalie Wexler  
February 13, 2015

02/12/2015

by Michael Alison Chandler
February 12, 2015

The D.C. Public Charter School Board delayed a vote that was scheduled for Thursday morning about whether to revoke the charter for a network of charter schools, amid allegations that its founder diverted millions of dollars to a private management company for his own financial gain.
 

 

02/12/2015

by Michael Alison Chandler
February 12, 2015

02/11/2015

by Michael Alison Chandler
February 11, 2015

02/10/2015

by Natalie Wexler
February 10, 2015

Last year, the DC Council passed legislation designed to ensure that additional funds would be distributed equally among the District's neediest students. A new interactive graphic shows that instead, some of those students are getting a lot less money than others.

02/09/2015

by Michael Alison Chandler
February 9, 2015

02/09/2015

by Michael Alison Chandler and Mike DeBonis
February 9, 2015

D.C. Council member Mary Cheh is asking the Attorney General to investigate whether it’s legal for the city to move forward with plans to invest $20 million in extra supports and programs for minority male students.
 

Schools chancellor Kaya Henderson in January announced an “Empowering Males of Color” initiative, including opening an all-boys college preparatory high school east of the Anacostia River in 2017.

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