D.C. Public Schools

By Grace BirdCurrent Staff WriterNo one, not even Mayor Muriel Bowser, claims that Duke Ellington School of the Arts’ $165 million renovation was cheap.Instead, most supporters contend that...
By ALEXA PERLMUTTERCurrent Correspondent Construction of a long-planned addition to Hyde-Addison Elementary School began this summer, a project that will connect the school’s two buildings...
By Kate MagillCurrent CorrespondentJan Schuettpelz, a seventh-grade science teacher at Alice Deal Middle School, recently won D.C. Public Schools’ top honor as the Teacher of the Year....
By Mark LiebermanCurrent Staff WriterReversing an earlier decision, the mayor and D.C. Public Schools have opted to continue the Fillmore Arts Center program through the 2017-18 school year —...
By Cuneyt DilCurrent CorrespondentGeorgetown’s advisory neighborhood commission has joined in on the opposition to temporarily locating Hyde-Addison Elementary School students to a campus in...
By Mark LiebermanCurrent Staff WriterHyde-Addison Elementary students will relocate to the Meyer Elementary School campus in Shaw for two school years beginning next fall, D.C. Public Schools Interim...
By Cuneyt DilCurrent CorrespondentThe D.C. Public Schools system plans to close the Fillmore Arts Center at the end of this school year, Chief of Schools John Davis said Monday night.The arts program...
By Mark LiebermanCurrent Staff WriterA 2015 report from the D.C. auditor looked into why the Duke Ellington School of the Arts modernization project had gone $107 million over its allotted $78...
By Mark LiebermanCurrent Staff WriterWith summer break and fall enrollment deadlines looming, parents in the Hyde-Addison Elementary School community are calling for more information about the status...
By Katie PearceCurrent Staff WriterOver the years, costs for the renovation of the Duke Ellington School of the Arts have ballooned from $71 million to now nearly $178.5 million. The D.C. auditor is...