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February 25, 2014
December 23, 2013
Scores were wrong for only a small fraction of teachers, the school system says, but the president of the Washington Teachers Union says she is "deeply disturbed" by the information.
December 18, 2013
The city's regular public school students, not those in charters, posted the strongest gains of any urban district on the national assessments.
December 11, 2013
A first-ever report provides comparable academic and nonacademic data on every regular public school and charter school in the District of Columbia.
July 30, 2013
As it barrels ahead with common-core implementation, the District of Columbia school system sees significant growth on 2013 reading and math test scores.
July 01, 2013
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June 14, 2013
Join Education Week reporter Catherine Gewertz June 17 for a live chat about the District of Columbia's foray into teaching the common standards in English/language arts in an 8th grade classroom.
April 18, 2013
Washington councilmembers expressed concerns about cheating, but were focused on establishing new security procedures rather than on investigating past incidents.
April 11, 2013
A data analyst hired by Michelle Rhee to advise her on possible widespread cheating told the former chancellor that high rates of erasures needed more thorough investigation.
April 04, 2013
As the District of Columbia prepares to close 15 public schools, the city will have to find space for a major influx of children entering the school system.