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D.C. Schools Insider: August 22, 2010 - August 28, 2010

A tale of two gaps

Some of you expressed confusion earlier this week when a Post editorial reported that the achievement gap separating white and minority students had narrowed between 2007 and 2010. This followed an Aug. 19 story that I wrote describing vast divides...

By Bill Turque  |  August 27, 2010; 3:30 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (28)
Categories:  Michelle Rhee , Test scores  
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Achievement gap creeps back up in 2010

The central theme of last week's story on the Fenty-Rhee education record was that sobering caveats lurked under the rosy numbers cited by the administration on the campaign trail. Drill deeper on test scores, enrollment, graduation rates, facilities and special...

By Bill Turque  |  August 24, 2010; 6:22 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (16)
Categories:  D.C. Mayor's Race , Michelle Rhee , Test scores  
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Race to Top win a big score for Fenty-Rhee camp

The District hit pay dirt today, scoring a win in the second-round of the Race to the Top grant competition. It means $75 million for DCPS and 34 public charter schools to invest in turning around failing schools, toughening teacher...

By Bill Turque  |  August 24, 2010; 12:30 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (47)
Categories:  D.C. Mayor's Race , Michelle Rhee  
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Wilson move revives questions about Anacostia

As Woodrow Wilson students adjust to new "swing space" at the University of the District of Columbia while the Tenley campus is rebuilt, their peers at Anacostia HS will have another kind of adjustment -- to staying put while a...

By Bill Turque  |  August 23, 2010; 6:40 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
 
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