D.C.’s attorney general is suing seven people in three families, claiming they lied about living in the District in order to send their kids to D.C. schools for free.
Nearly half of D.C. students attend public charter schools. But with increasing rent prices, property values and overall development, can these schools afford to stay and operate in the nation’s capital?
A year after a graduation scandal rocked D.C. public schools, the school system ended the 2017-2018 school year with graduation rates much higher than it expected at the halfway mark.
Four years after Brown-Thomas became a foster grandparent, the refrigerator in her one-bedroom apartment is adorned with a drawing from a boy in one of her classes — her favorite memento from her time in the classroom.
In the U.S., 20 percent of children and youth experience a mental, emotional or behavioral disorder, and those living in poverty are more likely to experience mental health challenges than their peers. Now, a new program aims to equip schools with the skills they need to help students.
A local expert and a recent study have differing opinions on how important the person in the top job is. The expert documents some of the challenges superintendents and school CEOs face.
A report finds that D.C. schools have failed to properly check the residency of all students entering public and charter schools, and have failed to collect full tuition from nearly all nonresident students.
D.C. Council member David Grosso, I-At Large, is changing his mind Thursday after calling for Mayor Muriel Bowser to testify in the city’s latest schools scandal.
A memo sent by D.C. Schools Chancellor Antwan Wilson said the city will study policies and performance measures to determine what’s most appropriate for evaluations starting in the next academic year.
City leaders in the District are demanding answers amid a scandal that followed the discovery of high school students who were allowed to graduate despite falling short of what’s required to earn a diploma.
More than 1 in 3 students who graduated from D.C. public high schools last year had help from violations of system policy, a study commissioned by the school system found.
While excitement for Monday’s solar eclipse has hit a fever pitch, there’s another major event, albeit one that might make some kids groan: Aug. 21 is the first day of school for D.C. students.
A young teacher at D.C.’s Ballou High School shares some of the reasons that led her and other teachers to flee the school in higher-than-normal numbers before the end of the school year. “One student threw a stapler at me,” she said.
A school voucher program that gives federal money to low-income D.C. students who want to leave public schools to attend private schools is unique to D.C., and it may be around for at least another five years.
The incoming chancellor of D.C.’s schools, Antwan Wilson, said Thursday that he’s comfortable with a challenge.
Recreating the District in video game form was no small task. Here's how the developers did it.