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Middle School students travel to Washington DC to further roles as leaders

Middle School students travel to Washington DC to further roles as leaders From July 12 to 18, the boys flew to Washington D.C. to attend classes on leadership. According to Principal Scott Gibson, the middle school staff looks for students who receive good grades and have displayed good character throughout the year. Read more on […]

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Twofour54 chief executive receives honorary degree from Washington DC school

Twofour54 chief executive receives honorary degree from Washington DC school ABU DHABI // Noura Al Kaabi, the chief executive of Twofour54, has been given an honorary degree by an US institution. The head of the commercial arm of the Abu Dhabi Media Zone Authority received the award from the Protocol School of Washington … Read more […]

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Washington, D.C. High School Principal Reflects on Coming Out

Washington, D.C. High School Principal Reflects on Coming Out Cahall Last Thursday at Wilson High School in Washington, D.C., Principal Pete Cahall came out as gay during the school's second annual Pride Day celebration. In an article for the Washington Post, Cahall describes the experience and finally coming out … Read more on Human Rights […]

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MYSTIC VALLEY CHARTER SCHOOL: Historians headed to Washington DC

MYSTIC VALLEY CHARTER SCHOOL: Historians headed to Washington DC By placing second, the students qualified for the national competition, which will take place June 15-19 in Washington D.C. There, they will compete against students from across the country, as well as several international participants. This was the … Read more on Wicked Local Medford

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Spending $29349 per student, Washington DC school students are 83 percent

Spending 349 per student, Washington DC school students are 83 percent … Is one of America's biggest faults throwing money at a problem? In one sad instance, the answer is yeas. Public schools in Washington, D.C. spent $ 29,349 per pupil during the 2010-2011 school year. However, according to data from National Center for … Read […]

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DC's Hospitality High to convert from charter to traditional school

DC's Hospitality High to convert from charter to traditional school Leaders of Hospitality High, a D.C. charter school backed by some of the Washington area's largest hotel companies, have decided to relinquish their charter to join the city's traditional school system. The unusual move — it is the first time a D.C … Read more […]

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School Choice and Neighborhood Community in Washington, D.C.

School Choice and Neighborhood Community in Washington, D.C. Here's a bit of background on the book: For Our School, Sam spent a year “embedded” in two D.C. elementary schools. One is a traditional district school, one is a new charter startup. It would be easy to write a book with these two case studies and […]

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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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