By offering more engaging courses — and expanding programs for internships and leadership opportunities — DCPS hopes to boost overall achievement and give students less "time to be on the streets," Chancellor Kaya Henderson says.
Information leading to arrests and convictions in illegal gun cases now can earn tipsters a reward of $2,500. The mayor and police chief are bringing back the program because of D.C.'s spike in deadly gun violence.
The app, which launched in D.C. in May, is supposed to put multiple passengers in each vehicle's back seat, with the goal of making car travel more efficient and sustainable. So how is it doing so far?
Tens of thousands of Salvadoran immigrants have made their way to the D.C. area since their country's bloody civil war decades ago, and many are now applying classical techniques to elevate their native cuisine.
Disability rights advocates say companies like Uber and Lyft are not doing enough to provide wheelchair-accessible vehicles in D.C., and it may take a federal court ruling or new legislation to clear the air.
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