SHORT READ: FRIDAY AUGUST 31

 

Today’s headlines:

Paul Ryan and the ‘scary’ future of public education in America
Board of Education. The Order, similar to one signed by former presidents, George Bush and Bill Clinton, for Hispanics, states that improving education would significantly improve educational outcomes for blacks and will deliver economic benefits for

DCPS school closed by Rhee to be used for special education, office building
A historic DC Public Schools campus closed in 2008 by former Schools Chancellor Michelle Rhee will be used to create more seats for special education students within the public school system, officials announced Thursday, while the rest of the site is

Student enrollment is rising across the region
“We’re opening up two new schools.” Kaya Henderson, D.C. Public Schools chancellor, says there are spikes at certain renovated schools, though final numbers won’t be in for a few weeks. “We’re excited and hopeful that enrollment will go up,”

Another sign DC school reform works
THE CONCLUSION by the D.C. inspector general that there was no widespread or systematic cheating in the public schools during the early years of school reform comes as no surprise. The findings mirror those of other investigations into the issue

 

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