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D.C. mayor open to armed guards in all schools

Thursday - 01/17/2013, 02:36pm EST

Tags: Vince Gray, NRA,

15 D.C. Public Schools slated to close

Thousands of D.C. Public School students will be going to different schools next year because of the latest round of school closures announced Thursday.

Thursday - 01/17/2013, 02:34pm EST

Tags: school closings plan, Kaya Henderson, mark segraves

Half of D.C. schools slated for closure won grants

Half of the District of Columbia public schools slated to close were recently awarded grants for their creative plans to improve test scores with funds totaling more than $1 million.

Monday - 11/19/2012, 07:12am EST

Tags: The Washington Examiner, Kaya Henderson

Henderson proposes closing 20 D.C. public schools

D.C. Public Schools announced that 20 schools and programs will possibly close, most beginning next fall, to better use school buildings and staff resources. A series of public meetings are planned during the next month to give parents and community members a chance to weigh in on the plan.

Wednesday - 11/14/2012, 07:30am EST

Tags: Kaya Henderson, enrollment, school closings plan

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D.C. school enrollment rises to decade-high point

Thursday - 10/25/2012, 11:56am EDT

Tags: enrollment

D.C. health dept., school system battle over pets

Two city departments are squaring off over animals in the classroom.

Monday - 09/17/2012, 08:53am EDT

Tags: Tommy Wells, D.C. Department of Health, The Washington Examiner

More D.C. area students hit the books again

More students across the D.C. region headed back to school Monday, part of a growing national trend to get kids back in class earlier in the year.

Monday - 08/27/2012, 09:51am EDT

Tags: back-to-school, students, Montgomery County schools, Loudoun County School,

Standardized testing scores in D.C. improve

Standardized testing scores in math and reading have improved in the District by 26 percent over the last six years.

Friday - 07/27/2012, 11:16am EDT

Tags: Hank Silverberg

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