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08/25/2014 DCPS Begins New School Year with Highest Number ...

Today, 111 District of Columbia Public Schools (DCPS) opened their doors to welcome more than 47,000 students for the 2014-2015 school year, the highest enrollment on the first day of school in the past five ...


08/22/2014 Preparing to Discuss Michael Brown in the Classroom

Preparing to Discuss Michael Brown in the Classroom

08/12/2014 DCPS Promotes Eight Internal Leaders to Principal Roles

Eight new leaders, trained through a leadership fellowship started by the District of Columbia Public Schools (DCPS), have secured principal positions within the school system for the 2014-2015 school year. Learn More »

07/31/2014 DCPS Students Continue to Demonstrate Growth

Students in the District of Columbia Public Schools continued to demonstrate growth with modest gains on the 2014 DC CAS. Students reached all-time highs in the percentage of students proficient in math and English Language Arts (ELA). Learn More »

06/19/2014 Chancellor Henderson Announces DCPS Will Not Use Student Test Scores in Teacher Evaluations Next School Year

District of Columbia Public Schools (DCPS) Chancellor Kaya Henderson announced today that the school system will not use student test scores for teachers’ 2014-15 performance evaluations. Learn More »

08/21/2014 Welcome Back Letter to Parents

Welcome Back to School Learn More »

07/31/2014 2014 DC CAS Letter to Parents

I’m writing to share with you this year’s results from the District of Columbia Comprehensive Assessment System exam (DC CAS). The news is that we are making steady progress. Learn More »

06/19/2014 Thank you for a great school year

Happy last week of school! The 2014-2015 school year has been one for the record books and while I’m sad it is over, I want to share a little about what made me so proud this year. Learn More »

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