The nation’s first teachers’ strike against a charter school operator will end after their union and management struck a tentative deal Sunday that includes protections for students and immigrant families living in the country illegally.
The findings by Education Next, a journal published by Harvard’s Kennedy School and Stanford University, come as Education Secretary Betsy DeVos promotes alternatives to traditional public schools.
Nonprofit St. Paul on Fourth Street has acquired a five-acre property and building that was part of St. Paul’s College, and is renovating it for two charter schools and affordable teacher housing.
Debate on the proposed constitutional amendment and related bills in the General Assembly has turned emotional at times, with many Republicans asking why local school boards have not allowed more charter schools as a way to boost education in the commonwealth.
District of Columbia schools Chancellor Kaya Henderson says better planning is needed to prevent a \”cannibalistic environment\” between charter schools and traditional public schools.
District funding for local services is caught in the middle of the tug-of-war over the budget on Capitol Hill. And cash available to keep services running are dwindling without congressional intervention.
The three-part series "The making of Marion Barry" looks at how the future mayor got his start in the civil rights movement, how he became a power player in the city and his enduring legacy.