D.C. Public Schools Interim Chancellor Kaya Henderson says the District is looking at closing some high schools before the 2012-2013 academic year.
Because of the largest increase in crime in five years, Metro wants to curb the problem by restricting students' use of its bus and rail system.
A confidential survey of D.C.'s 10 comprehensive high schools highlight some of the challenges in getting their students ready for college or a career.
County Executive Anthony Griffin is calling for another year without pay raises for county employees.
D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray says the District will appeal an arbitrator's decision to reinstate the 75 teachers fired under former Schools Chancellor Michelle Rhee in 2008.
The release of new census data has set the politically-charged and often arcane task of redistricting in motion in states and localities across the country.
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