The D.C. Public Schools (DCPS) system in Washington, D.C. is a giant mess, similar to the political situation in the nation’s capital. Americans for Fair Treatment reported that a recent survey of DCPS teachers found…
Topic: District of Columbia
Survey: District of Columbia is Second-to-Last in Financial Literacy
The capital of the United States has the second-to-last financial literacy rating in the entire nation, according to a recent survey.
American University in DC Promotes Statue to Grant Clemency for Cop Killer Leonard Peltier
UPDATE: The American University communications team informed us that it isn’t a campaign for Peltier’s release: We noticed that your outlet ran a story about the statue of Leonard Peltier currently on display at American University….
Washington D.C. Area has the Worst Student Loan Debt Situation in the Country
From the College Fix: Six of the 10 richest counties in America are clustered around Washington, D.C. But the city itself has a big problem when it comes to student debt loads and availability of…
Penn State Students Go to DC to Teach High Schoolers about Social Justice
So does social justice pay the bills? Penn State students recently spent time in D.C. teaching high schoolers about social justice in a series of workshops.
Parade for D.C. Statehood on Independence Day
WASHINGTON, D.C.– As many people paraded through our nation’s capital to celebrate Independence Day, a few dozen people gathered together to march for D.C. statehood. Although supporters and non-supporters attended the parade, everyone seemed to…
Artistic Freedom Well Spent
We have spared no shortage of blog space on our problems with George Washington University over the past three decades. Nonetheless, we found something worthwhile on their Foggy Bottom campus that all who are in…
D.C. Homeschooling Rises by a Third in Two Years
Home-based education is a rising trend in D.C. education.
Michelle Rhee’s Policies Still Linger
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….
D.C. Councilman wants to name City University after Marion Barry
This isn’t a joke. The effort is to rename the University of the District of Columbia (UDC) after deceased former D.C. mayor Marion Barry.