Citing frustrations over funding, job insecurity and extreme stress, more than two-thirds of principals in D.C. say they may leave their jobs within the next five years, according to a new survey probing the culture of the D.C. public school system.
Over the course of the 2017 fiscal year, 41 employees more than doubled their annual salaries by working overtime, according to a report by the Office of the D.C. Auditor. Another 380 employees made at least 50 percent of their annual salaries in overtime.
The number of infants, children and teens dying in the District has dropped significantly since 2008. But there’s been a small but worrisome uptick in more recent years, a new report finds.
Privatization of the D.C. Public Schools lunch program failed to deliver required cost savings — or more nutritious meals for children. Auditors are now recommending the program be brought back in-house.
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.