Students in the District were at the premiere of one bullying film this week, although an R rating may keep them from seeing another. One Michigan teenager came to D.C. this week to argue the case for a lower rating for the film with the Motion Picture Association of America.
Conversations about education these days often focus on test scores -- in math and reading in particular. But Commentator Eddie Mandhry says students in D.C. need more engagement with international affairs.
A grassroots movement to stop the deportation of a local
college student and his family appears to have paid off, as young Jorge Steven Acuna and his family were released from a detention center on Tuesday.
With limited transportation dollars in Maryland being divvied up between Purple Line projects like a new Bethesda Metro entrance and traditional road projects, Montgomery County Council members took the issue to the mat.
Following a week of pressure from primary opponents, D.C. Council member Vincent Orange has released money orders that have been linked to political donor Jeffrey Thompson, who is under federal investigation.
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