Sometimes you have to step outside of the person you've been, and remember the person you were meant to be, the person you wanted to be, the person you are.
Rocketship, a highly regarded California-based charter school operator, is encountering community opposition as it moves to open its first school in the District.
Opponents say that the school’s chosen location in Anacostia is unsafe — across the street from a halfway house for returning felons — and that the charter operator did not make sufficient efforts to reach out to its new neighbors. In letters to the D.C. Public Charter School Board, 11 people cited safety and other concerns.Read full article >>
You might not think that a school board race in Washington D.C., where the Board of Education lost most of its power years ago, would be all that interesting to anybody but Washingtonians — and then again only to those who live in a particular district. But, mirroring a trend in once-invisible school board races elsewhere around the country, outsiders have taken an interest in a candidate running for Ward 1 State Board of Education representative in the Nov. 4 elections.Read full article >>