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How to Prepare Students Socially and Emotionally for a Return to...

In March 2020, the last day he was in classes in his school building, Anton Miller (a pseudonym) was a shy, hesitant child who...

The [Special Education] Kids Are Not Alright

The COVID-19 pandemic has required school systems around the world to try to teach remotely, leading to a loss of academic learning, social skills,...

Where should my child go to school?

School may just be starting, but applications for next year will be starting soon. The COVID-19 pandemic has prompted many people to re-examine what’s most...

How DC Schools Are Funded

DCPS takes up about 11 percent of the total District budget‚ about $2.2 billion in taxpayer dollars for the 2023 fiscal year which begins...

How to Find a Tutor

After months of shuttered schools and virtual learning, many parents worry that their children have fallen behind academically. Other parents see their students excelling...

A Different Route to Teaching

When her principal approached her one day in 2017, Lolita Fields was working in the after-school program at Appletree Parklands (1801 Mississippi Ave. SE),...

Who Runs DC School Sports

They crowded onto the field at Howard University’s Greene Stadium (Girard and 6th Streets NW), pumping their fists in the air and cheering wildly,...

The DC School Lottery

Every student in DC has the right to attend their in-boundary (aka “neighborhood”) school for grades K-12, which is assigned based on their home...

What is Mayoral Control of DC Schools?

Every election, it’s a key question for candidate and voter alike: do you support mayoral control of the schools? Many people have strong feelings on...