- GOP platform’s contempt for public education
- | DC to increase resources for diabetic students under agreement with feds
- | DC mayor to begin campaign finance reform push
- | Benjamin Orr Elementary School students create music video
- | Enrollment on rise in some DC area schools,
- | Gadgets more likely to be on than off in DC-area schools
GOP platform’s contempt for public education
Interestingly, the one program that gets mentioned by name in the education section of the platform is the D.C. Opportunity Scholarship Program, which provides publicly funded “vouchers” worth up to $7,500 for families to use to pay private school tuition.
DC to increase resources for diabetic students under agreement with feds
D.C. Public Schools will train at least two school employees at every campus to administer insulin shots and other emergency medicine to diabetic students, per an agreement signed with the federal education department.
Benjamin Orr Elementary School students create music video
Dozens of children in Southeast D.C. are putting their own beat on going back to school They’ve created a rap video that’s gone viral. Continue reading. The Benjamin Orr Elementary School students are sharing their love of learning through their love …
DC mayor to begin campaign finance reform push
At a hearing before the D.C. Council, which is considering several changes to campaign finance laws, Nathan suggested limiting contributions from people seeking to do business with the city, imposing new restrictions on money order donations…
Enrollment on rise in some DC area schools,
WASHINGTON — School officials say enrollment is rising in some Washington area schools. Jack Dale, superintendent for Fairfax County schools, told WTOP (http://bit.ly/NOVUYv) that there are about 15,000 more students in the county’s public schools now …
Gadgets more likely to be on than off in DC-area schools
D.C.-area students are swapping their bathing suits for books as they head back to school. But unlike some toys and games left at home after helping to pass the lazy days, a growing number of electronic gadgets are being allowed in the classroom.