- City agrees to hire more teachers to handle longer school day
- Cut Education Now, Pay Later: ‘What Does This Kind Of Negligence Do To Our Students?’
- D.C. taxi upgrades could be delayed by appeals
- Brooks pushes energy efficiency for DC
After months of acrimony culminating in a 90 percent strike authorization vote, the Chicago Teachers Union and the city have reached an agreement that could help avert a strike.
Leila Chakravarty, a seventh-grade math teacher in the Los Angeles public school system, measures the cost of austerity cuts to education not in gym size, class size or even pink slips, but in kids.
Two weeks ago today, the D.C. Council passed a sweeping package of taxicab industry reforms. Key to implementing the overhaul is a citywide contract to put “smart meters” — featuring credit card readers and GPS navigation, among other things — in every one of the city’s 6,500 cabs as soon as this fall.
Former DC Council candidate Sam Brooks has been hired to lead a new sustainability and energy division in the DC government. He sat down for an interview about how the District can be a world leader in sustainability and energy conservation.