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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,...

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)....

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...

The Educational Benefits of Sports

Kid’s sports are associated with getting fit and having fun. The health benefits of sports and fitness are obvious. But coaches, administrators and experts...

Making the Grade

As the open enrollment for DCPS high school application period is underway, many District students and parents are considering whether or not some of...

The Combined Federal Campaign

The CFC is one of the world’s largest and most successful annual workplace charity campaigns, raising millions of dollars each year through 36 regional...

Environmental Initiatives

Seaton Elementary School (1503 10 St. NW) Principal Suzanne Peters says adding an environmental education plan for fourth graders was an important contribution —...

Police Say No Parked Cars Along Marathon Routes 

Up to 26 miles of District streets will have to be cleared of parked cars the night of March 9 for the 10th Rock ‘n’...

How to Choose a Summer Camp

Summer camp is a time to build memories – a place for kids to wile away the summer hours but also a time to...