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DC schools chancellor questions charter planning

District of Columbia schools Chancellor Kaya Henderson says better planning is needed to prevent a "cannibalistic environment" between charter schools and traditional public schools.

Sunday - 07/06/2014, 07:40pm EDT

Tags: Kaya Henderson, D.C. Public Schools

DC Charter School Board releases school rankings

New rankings show a third of the District of Columbia's charter schools that are subject to annual rankings are high-performing "Tier 1" schools.

Sunday - 11/10/2013, 01:39pm EST


New charter school opens in College Park

Tuesday - 10/22/2013, 01:00pm EDT

Tags: College Park Academy,

Gray: Reserves dwindling, services at risk

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.

Thursday - 10/10/2013, 08:56pm EDT

Tags: Vincent Gray, D.C. Budget, Harry Reid, Medicaid

Gov's charter schools measure dies in House panel

A proposed state constitutional amendment that would have given Virginia more say in establishing charter schools died in a House committee Friday over concerns that cities and counties would wind up footing the bill.

Friday - 02/01/2013, 06:45pm EST


Charter schools expel more students in D.C.

The District of Columbia's public charter schools are expelling students at a far higher rate for discipline violations than the traditional public schools.

Monday - 01/07/2013, 12:36pm EST


56 DC charter schools don't have nurses

District of Columbia school officials say less than half of the city's charter schools employed a school nurse this year.

Monday - 12/24/2012, 08:12am EST


Charter schools seek approval for 10 new D.C. sites

Three charter school operators are applying for fast-track approval to operate 10 campuses serving thousands of Washington students.

Tuesday - 11/20/2012, 09:27am EST

Tags: Nexus Academy,

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