January 30, 2018

WASHINGTON - Former educators from a D.C. school say they faced intense pressure to change grades and pass students, and when they refused to comply and tried to expose what was happening, they lost their jobs.

They worked at Roosevelt STAY, an alternative school h...

January 29, 2018

This morning, the Office of the State Superintendent of Education released the results of an audit investigating violations of graduation and attendance policies across DC Public Schools.

I join our community in expressing extreme disappointment and outrage at the findi...

January 25, 2018

WASHINGTON (ABC7) — A new survey of hundreds of D.C. teachers says there are "pervasive problems" with school administrators pressuring teachers to change grades and attendance records.

The Washington Teachers Union and EmpowerED conducted the survey from November to De...

January 11, 2018

The first part of the investigation into graduation rates at D.C.’s Ballou High School is due as soon as Friday, according to a copy of the contract obtained by WAMU. But some city officials say the contract requirements don’t fully investigate the issue districtwide,...

January 2, 2018

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One year ago today, I took the oath of office to become the Ward 8 Representative on the DC State Board of Education. Since taking office, our community has come together in so many ways to fight for a better quality of education and quality of life for...

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