College fund-raising offices are turning to a handful of start-ups to help identify prospective alumni donors through their social media activity.
Parents in Montgomery County made impassioned pleas Thursday for later high school starting times, sharing personal stories of teenagers who barely function in the pre-dawn darkness, fall asleep during early classes and fight chronic exhaustion.Read full article >>
Longtime television news anchor J.C. Hayward is retiring from WUSA Channel 9 after four decades on the air, following a hiatus that began in late 2013, when she was linked to allegations of financial irregularities at a D.C. charter school whose board she chaired.Read full article >>
Several witnesses implored Sen. Alexander to maintain annual testing in the ESEA, but he continues to entertain alternatives.
I didn’t want to become my mother, so I actively avoided becoming a mother at all until it was too late.
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D.C.’s Teacher of the Year for 2015 is Jennifer Ramacciotti, an eighth-grade math teacher at KIPP DC-Aim Academy. The George Washington University graduate spent her first two years in the classroom as a Teach for America fellow in Philadelphia and then came back to the District to teach at the KIPP school in Ward 8. Read full article >>