Washington DC Schools

Schools Extending Compulsory Education RequirementsIn an effort to increase academic standing internationally, many school districts have decided to extend the upper and lower limits of their compulsory education requirements.
Integrating Is EducatingIn an article in <em>The Washington Post</em>, programs and projects are cited that make the case that integrating subjects can work.
Low-Income Kids Widely Absent From Pre-KCities are spending millions of dollars on early education for their neediest children; but in many places, those kids are not showing up.
DC Teachers Visit Students' HomesTeachers in the DC district's new Family Engagement Partnership visit students' homes in an effort to improve engagement and raise achievement.
Parents And Kids Learning Side By SideSome educators in low-income areas are trying to improve children's prospects by teaching their mothers right along side them. It's working.
Traditional Schools Adopt The Charter ModelThe Houston public schools are the first in the country to test whether strategies proven successful in high-performing urban charter schools can help raise achievement in traditional schools.
Mentoring: As Good As It Gets<em>Education Week</em> reports on the ACE Mentor Program of Greater Washington, DC, part of national ACE, which exposes high school students to STEM areas -- science, technology, engineering and math.