Category: District of Columbia

DC High School for Boys Takes Stock after First Year

On a recent school day Jabari Sellars set about teaching the meaning of “bildungsroman” to his freshman English class at Ron Brown College Preparatory High School. But it was early in the morning and late in the school year and attention was short for the long German word.

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DC Mayor: Officials Did Not Get Preferential Treatment in School Lotteries

D.C. Mayor Muriel E. Bowser said Thursday that she believes City Administrator Rashad M. Young, the most powerful appointed member of her Cabinet, may have been mistakenly identified by the District’s inspector general as having benefited from preferential treatment by former D.C. Public Schools chancellor Kaya Henderson.

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