The District of Columbia may be holding its charter schools up to a higher standard than it does its scandal-ridden traditional public schools, but the chartered institutions appear to be meeting the challenge.
At least on a personal level.
Being MIA in a D. C. school is nothing new. Going on to college with that record is, well, a record, particularly when it occurs in record numbers.
From The College Fix: Spokeswoman for the Washington DC Public Schools Hilary Tone got into a bit of hot water this past week after posting on Facebook “If wanting to get rid of something qualifies you…
When she served as chancellor of Washington, D.C.’s public schools, Michelle Rhee’s policies provoked scorn from Capital City teachers, to put it mildly. Long gone from the D.C. scene, Rhee’s approach is still benefitting D.C….
Waiting lists are one sign of the desirability of school choice. Graduation rates are another, and they seem to rise in tandem. In Washington, D.C., the “waiting list for students in the DC area for…