- How GERM is infecting schools around the world
- Keeping students safe: a bill even this Congress should be able to pass
- Following Supreme Court decision, DC to continue implementing health care overhaul
- Two DC teachers among the celebrated by White House
- District of Columbia First in Nation to Ban Discrimination Based on (Un)Employment Status
Ten years ago — against all odds — Finland was ranked as the world’s top education nation. It was strange because in Finland education is seen as a public good accessible to all free of charge without standardized testing or competitive private schools.
There are some things which even this polarized Congress should be able to come together to accomplish.One of those would be the Keeping All Students Safe Act, which would protect schoolchildren from abusive use of physical restraints and solitary confinement by mandating minimum safety standards in public schools.
WASHINGTON — Now that the Supreme Court has upheld President Barack Obama’s health care reform law, the nation’s capital will continue its efforts to implement the law at the local level.
The White House is honoring 97 teachers outstanding mathematics and science teachers by awarding them with the prestigious Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching (PAEMST) here in DC.
The District of Columbia City Council and Mayor Vincent Gray have enacted a first-of-its-kind law protecting jobless individuals from discrimination in the hiring process. The new law prohibits employers and employment agencies from discriminating against potential employees based on their status as unemployed, and it is the first in the United States to both prohibit employers from considering the employment status of potential employees and provide whistleblower protections for current employees who report employer violations.