DC public schools

All public school systems in D.C., Maryland, and Virginia will be closed starting Monday, March 16 due to the highly contagious Cornoavirus strand, COVID-19. Officials in three jurisdictions have announced that schools will still be providing meals for students during the closing that’s expected to last through the month of March. 16 schools will stay […]

The District of Columbia Council unanimously confirmed Antwan Wilson as public schools chancellor. He's expected to begin his new position on February 1.

District Launches New Ad Campaign Promoting School Attendance Effort Part of Cross-Agency Initiative to Improve Outcomes Through Truancy Prevention WHAT/WHO: Mayor Vincent C. Gray. Deputy Mayor for Education, De’Shawn Wright, Deputy Mayor for Health and Human Services Beatriz “BB” Oteroand,…

District Launches New Ad Campaign Promoting School Attendance Effort Part of Cross-Agency Initiative to Improve Outcomes Through Truancy Prevention WHAT/WHO:  Mayor Vincent C. Gray. Deputy Mayor for Education, De’Shawn Wright, Deputy Mayor for Health and Human Services Beatriz “BB” Oteroand, the Honorable Zoe Bush, Associate Judge, D.C. Superior Court will unveil a new citywide ad campaign that reinforces the link between consistent school attendance and academic success. Research shows that missing […]