The District is making four more surplus school buildings available for long-term lease by public charter schools this fall.
This is the third group of buildings to become available since early 2013, when Mayor Vincent C. Gray (D) first announced a list of 16 buildings the city intended to release for short- or long-term lease.Read full article >>
Prince George’s County schools chief Kevin M. Maxwell and County Executive Rushern L. Baker III spent Tuesday watching their vision for Maryland’s second-largest school system come into sharper focus as schools opened their doors for the second year under a new governance structure.Read full article >>
Maryland state prosecutors have cleared Montgomery County school board members and staff of criminal wrongdoing related to their use of school system-funded credit cards, ending the criminal investigation into the board’s spending practices.Read full article >>
D.C. Council member and mayoral candidate Muriel Bowser said she opposes the new school boundaries plan that Mayor Vincent C. Gray adopted last week and said the process should be restarted under the next mayor.Read full article >>
The influential medical journal Pediatrics is calling the chronic lack of sleep among teenagers to be a health emergency, which experts say is contributing to mental health problems, obesity and car accidents due to drowsy driving.Read full article >>