WAMU 88.5 : News

Filed Under:

Latest D.C. News

Play associated audio

WASHINGTON (AP) Complaints have triggered an investigation of a private school in northwest Washington. D.C. State Superintendent of Education says the investigation into Rock Creek Academy will be finished in three weeks. The school has received more than $16 million in tuition from the District.

WASHINGTON (AP) More than 400 students attend the annual youth law fair Saturday at Washington's Superior Court. Students are being invited to participate in mock trials. The day is a joint effort of the courthouse and the D.C. Bar.

(Copyright 2011 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

NPR

For Carl Phillips, Poetry Is Experience Transformed — Not Transcribed

Phillips' new collection is both raw and refined, drawing on intimate experience while shunning autobiography. "I become uncomfortable when people make an equation between author and poem," he says.
NPR

#NPRreads: Middle East Air Quality, Lead Poisoning, And Jell-O

Around the newsroom and around the world, here's what we're reading this week.
NPR

Donald Trump In 9 Quotes And 200 Seconds

Trump took his act on the road to Tennessee, where he thrilled a conservative audience with an off-the-cuff routine that bordered on stand-up comedy.
NPR

No More Standing By The Spigot: Messaging App Alerts Water Availability

A startup in India — where an aging, ad hoc system limits water availability — is using text messages to let people know when their faucets should work, so they don't waste hours awaiting the deluge.

Leave a Comment

Help keep the conversation civil. Please refer to our Terms of Use and Code of Conduct before posting your comments.