The Newcomer's Guide To Washington: When Do I Become A Washingtonian?
May 20, 2010
In December we debuted a new series: "The Newcomer's Guide To Washington."
Since then, WAMU reporter Rebecca Sheir has debunked myths and solved mysteries about D.C., including why there's no J Street, and why all 555 feet and 5 1/8 inches of the Washington Monument aren't just one color of stone.
Now our intrepid newcomer is back. This time, Rebecca grabs her microphone and hits the streets to find out when she can start calling herself a Washingtonian...
Slideshow: Reflections On Being/Becoming A Washingtonian
More than half of the state's 47 charter schools are located in Baltimore, and Hogan believes making it easier for more to open there — and elsewhere in Maryland — would help close the widening achievement gap between white students and students of color.
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