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01/21/2015 Mayor Bowser and DCPS Launch Bold New Initiative ...

Today, Mayor Muriel Bowser and District of Columbia Public Schools (DCPS) Chancellor Kaya Henderson launched Empowering Males of Color.

GENERAL ANNOUNCEMENTS

11/12/2014 Our Budget Priorities for Next Year

Our Budget Priorities for Next Year

12/16/2014 Mayor Gray Announces End to Federal Court Oversight of District of Columbia Special Education System

In a major victory for the District of Columbia, Mayor Vincent C. Gray and Interim Attorney General Eugene A. Adams announced that a longstanding challenge to the District’s handling of special education cases was dismissed today. Judge Paul Friedman of the United States District Court for the District dismissed Jones, et al., v. District of Columbia, a class action lawsuit regarding special education. Learn More »

12/05/2014 DCPS Ward 8 Schools Honor Marion Barry

On Thursday, as the memorial events for the late Ward 8 Councilmember and former Mayor of the District of Columbia Marion Barry began, District of Columbia Public Schools (DCPS) in Ward 8 hosted tributes and events to honor his life and commitment to students. Learn More »

11/20/2014 Chancellor Henderson Announces Janeece Docal as 2014 DCPS Principal of the Year

At a surprise visit at Powell Elementary School today, District of Columbia Public Schools (DCPS) Chancellor Kaya Henderson announced Janeece Docal as the 2014 DCPS Principal of the Year and recipient of the Excellence in Leadership Award. Ms. Docal has been the principal at Powell since the 2009-2010 school year. Learn More »

09/11/2014 Statement from DCPS spokesperson Melissa Salmanowitz on Homework Worksheet

Statement from DCPS spokesperson Melissa Salmanowitz on Homework Worksheet Learn More »

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

Preparing to Discuss Michael Brown in the Classroom Learn More »

08/21/2014 Welcome Back Letter to Parents

Welcome Back to School Learn More »

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