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Ideal Academy Public Charter School is a hidden jewel nestled amidst the noise and haste that is the heartbeat of our nation's capital.
When I came to this country more than 20 years ago, I wanted to change the world. As a chef, I am always exploring the possibilities of what food -- amazing, delicious, fresh food -- can do for the people of America, the people of the world.
For the last year and a half, I have worked closely with the DC Office of Human Rights to conduct an audit of school bullying prevention policies following the passage of Washington DC's Youth Bullying Prevention Act of 2012 (YBPA).
Lauren, founder of DC Greens, is working tirelessly to educate children and parents alike in our nation's capital about the importance of including fresh fruits and vegetables in our diets.
Children's Law Center measures success by looking at the improvements in the lives of each individual child we meet. When we help a child, we see the child's family get stronger as well.
Washington, D.C., charter school advocates experienced a big win Monday, when Mayor Vincent Gray (D) announced that charter
It's time to address the top-down, mostly privately-funded school reform "movement" currently shaping our national education policy and the impact it's having on black and brown and, most especially, poor children.
The price of dropping out of school is not only costly for students, but also for society. According to a special report
Two viral videos from last year also suggested current students do not possess a basic understanding of current events and
"You know, the familiarity to STEM that these programs allow help kids choose careers in collegiate and secondary level that
This piece comes to us courtesy of This Week In Education. Last but not least, some of you may have noticed that on Morning
Overall, D.C. students answered an average of 62 percent of the questions correctly on the health and physical education
Henderson had previously indicated she would be singling out under-enrolled schools. According to NBC Washington, a report
In an op-ed for the Washington Examiner, columnist Jonetta Rose Barras writes that Empower DC and other advocates have started
The Irreplaceables made two key recommendations for improving teacher retention, the first being to make retention of the
The report’s authors offer several policy recommendations for designing new teacher evaluation systems moving forward: "Honestly
According to the 2012 Republican education platform, the GOP supports reserving the “highly qualified teacher” designation
Just a series of delayed openings and early dismissals from a snow storm last January led to midterm exam cancellations in
Just a series of delayed openings and early dismissals from a snow storm last January led to midterm exam cancellations in
Weather make-up days or modifying school days to account for lost hours also tend to affect family schedules and arrangements