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DPR Pools, Facilities Open July 4th Weekend

You can still make a spash of the 4th of July! Department of Parks and Recreation (DPR) parks, playgrounds, athletic courts, and fields will be...

Successes and Challenges in Distance Learning

Experts say that developing quality remote learning plans is something that would ordinarily take school districts months, if not years, of planning. The COVID-19...

When Your Child Finds School a Challenge

School or daycare can be equally stressful for kids and their parents. Your child’s school sends you more emails than your best friend does....

Choosing A Private School for Your Student

You’ve decided to investigate the possibility of sending your child to a private school. You’ve heard that many private schools have smaller class sizes,...

DC Charters 101

During the 2018-19 school year, 66 public charter schools operated on 123 campuses and served more than 43,000 students in grades PK3-12. More than...

What We Learned in Our First Year

Ballou High School Principal Willie Jackson said that his first year as leader of the Ward 8 High School was a transformative experience. “So many...

Lewis Ferebee Is Ready to Be the DCPS Champion

On March 5, 2019, the DC Council unanimously confirmed Dr. Lewis Ferebee as the next Chancellor of the District of Columbia Public Schools (DCPS)....

Kids Get Free Saturday Lunch During Government Shutdown

Mayor Muriel Bowser announced Friday that due to the hardship DC residents continue to face during the federal government shutdown, free lunch will be offered free...

Should Your Child Go to Specialty Camp?

If you attended camp as a kid, you might have memories of canoeing, roasting marshmallows over open fires, archery lessons, crafting and overnights in...

How To Get An A+ At Parent-Teacher Conferences

Conferences are a wonderful way to learn about the teachers, the classroom, and how your child is doing in school. Though you may worry...