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.

10/09/2014

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.

10/08/2014

by Michael Alison Chandler
October 8, 2014

10/08/2014

by Michael Alison Chandler
October 8, 2014

10/07/2014

by Michael Alison Chandler
October 7, 2014  

10/07/2014

by Natalie Wexler  
October 7, 2014

A group of charter schools claims the DC government spends about $2,000 less per student on the charter sector than on DC Public Schools each year, in violation of federal law. Opponents say that requiring strict equality in funding between the sectors makes no sense.

10/02/2014

by Natalie Wexler  
October 2, 2014

A coalition of DC education activists says we should strengthen the system of neighborhood by-right schools, and require coordinated planning between District of Columbia Public Schools and DC's public charter sector.

10/01/2014

by Michael Alison Chandler
October 1, 2014

10/01/2014

by Michael Alison Chandler
October 1, 2014  

The most salient criticism throughout the 10-month public process of redrawing school boundaries in the District was that the city should be investing in improving neighborhood schools everywhere rather than reshuffling school assignments.

09/30/2014

by Michael Alison Chandler
September 30, 2014

09/29/2014

by Michael Alison Chandler
September 29, 2014

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