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.

07/11/2014

 by Richard Whitmire
July 11, 2014

07/11/2014

 by Angel Cintron
July 11, 2014

This map matches the DC Public Schools (DCPS) feeder patterns proposed by the advisory committee on student assignment with school performance categories. Red schools are in the lowest category and dark green are in the highest, with others falling in between.

07/11/2014

 by Matt Zapotosky
July 11, 2014

07/11/2014

 by Emma Brown and Lyndsey Layton
July 11, 2014

07/10/2014

 by Michael Alison Chandler
July 10, 2014

07/10/2014

 by Emma Brown
July 10, 2014

07/08/2014

 by Cristina Duncan Evans
July 8, 2014

07/08/2014

 by Cristina Duncan Evans
July 8, 2014

With so many huge education-reform ideas under discussion, why isn't altering summer vacation on the table?

I often feel as if I’m teaching in an age of uncertainty. Schools open and close in my urban district, bureaucracies reshuffle ad infinitum, and every few months this year I've gotten new information about how I’ll be evaluated this June. Yet one thing has stayed conspicuously out of the conversation—altering the long-held tradition of summer vacation.

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