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Armed man shot by DC police at Plummer Elementary School

Armed man shot by DC police at Plummer Elementary School WASHINGTON (AP) – D.C. police say an officer shot and killed a man who refused to put down a gun near a southeast Washington elementary school. Police say they received a report of a man with a gun walking by Plummer Elementary School in with […]

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DC officials recommend closure of Booker T. Washington Charter School for

DC officials recommend closure of Booker T. Washington Charter School for … Staff for the D.C. Public Charter School Board have recommended closing Booker T. Washington, which operates both a high school and an adult education program in Northwest Washington's U Street corridor, at the end of this year. More news about … Read more on […]

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DC female high school football coach resigns

DC female high school football coach resigns WASHINGTON — The Washington, D.C., female high school football coach whose hiring was celebrated with much fanfare has resigned after four seasons. Natalie Randolph told The Washington Post on Thursday that she wants to spend more time with her … Read more on Bellingham Herald

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Eastern Kentucky to Washington, DC, Hazard High School students remember

Eastern Kentucky to Washington, DC, Hazard High School students remember … (WYMT) – From Eastern Kentucky to Washington, D.C. Every year juniors from Hazard High School travel to the capitol for two days. This year was a little different. Principal Donald "Happy" Mobelini said this year students were able to commemorate … Read more on […]

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DC Public Charter School Board releases charter rankings

DC Public Charter School Board releases charter rankings About one-third of the D.C. charter schools subject to annual performance rankings are high-performing “Tier 1” schools, according to data the D.C. Public Charter School Board released Friday. More than half of the schools — 54 percent — are in … Read more on Washington Post

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Sol Systems Finances 227 kW Washington D.C. Solar Project at KIPP School

Sol Systems Finances 227 kW Washington D.C. Solar Project at KIPP School … WASHINGTON, Oct. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — Sol Systems is proud to announce that it has facilitated financing for a 227 kW solar energy system at the KIPP Charter School, a non-profit in the Anacostia neighborhood of Washington, D.C. Volt Energy … Read more […]

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DC leaders, alumni to celebrate new Dunbar High School facility

DC leaders, alumni to celebrate new Dunbar High School facility There are plenty of disputes in the world of D.C. education policy. But there also are a few universally held truths, including that the city's aging Dunbar High School — a dingy, dark and nearly windowless high-rise — was not built to inspire learning. Read […]

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Two area school send groups to Washington DC

Two area school send groups to Washington DC Turner Middle School's Student Government Association (SGA) had the privilege of visiting Washington, D.C. between May 7th and 11th. For the sixth consecutive year, this trip provided students with an opportunity to view and learn about sites of … Read more on douglascountysentinel

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Federal judge rejects lawsuit opposing Washington DC school closures

Federal judge rejects lawsuit opposing Washington DC school closures Along with 2,700 students, over 150 teachers would be affected by the closures in the district. (See “One in ten Washington, DC public schools to be closed” ). The court's opinion, delivered by Judge James E. Boasberg, echoed the claims of DCPS … Read more on […]

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Weld RE-4 school board president travels to Washington, D.C.

Weld RE-4 school board president travels to Washington, D.C. For four days earlier this week — Sunday through Wednesday — nine school board members from across Colorado delivered that kick by trekking to Washington, D.C., and meeting with legislators to discuss unfunded federal mandates that put strains on … Read more on The Coloradoan

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St. Ignatius wins hockey tourney in Washington, DC: High school roundup

St. Ignatius wins hockey tourney in Washington, DC: High school roundup From staff reports St. Ignatius' hockey team brought in the new year with a championship at the Gonzaga National Capital Tournament in Washington, D.C., on Monday. The Wildcats (14-3-4) defeated the host school, Gonzaga, 2-1, in the title game. Earlier … Read more on […]

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St. Paul School in Princeton is honored in Washington, DC

St. Paul School in Princeton is honored in Washington, DC st. pauls.JPG Children wait for the school bus in front of St. Paul's School in Princeton file photo. St. Paul School of Princeton, selected by the U.S. Department of Education as a 2012 Blue Ribbon School of Excellence, was honored at a formal … Read […]

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BH School Board Increases Work, Pay of D.C. Firm Lobbying Against Metro

BH School Board Increases Work, Pay of D.C. Firm Lobbying Against Metro The Beverly Hills Unified School District Board of Education increased the workload of the Washington, D.C., law firm it hired to lobby the federal government to oppose the Metropolitan Transportation Authority's plan to build a subway tunnel under … Read more on Patch.com

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SIMMONS: On school choice, Ryan earns an A+

SIMMONS: On school choice, Ryan earns an A+ The agency probed 15 for-profit colleges in six states and Washington, D.C., including schools that had received 89 percent or more of their revenues from federal student aid. What it found is worthy of a vice presidential debate: four schools … Read more on Washington Times

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Washington D.C. Paying Students to Attend Summer School

Washington D.C. Paying Students to Attend Summer School Washington D.C. is reportedly is paying 305 students with poor academic and behavioral records to attend summer school. The ninth-graders are earning $ 5.25 an hour to participate in the 'Summer Bridge' program, which targets students who are less … Read more on Opposing Views

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