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The Gordon Parks Foundation is recognizing the multi-talented excellence in US.

The school choice battle rages on — public school proponents believe their way of implementing education is the best way, while proponents of charter schools…

In a new report, the U.S. Education Department projected that this fall, the percentage of white students in public schools will drop from 51 percent…

12 Years a Slave picks up 4 more honors at the NAACP Image Awards last night and has garnered several accolades from the Golden Globe Award for Best Motion Picture, the Critics’ Choice Award for Best Picture, the PGA Award for Best Picture, the BAFTA Award for Best Film and is nominated for nine Academy Awards, […]

VIA THE WASHINGTON POST: Chancellor Michelle A. Rhee has fired ten DCPS teachers for administering corporal punishment and two for sexual misconduct since July 2007, according to a report she has submitted to D.C. Council Chairman Vincent C. Gray. Another 28 served suspensions ranging from two to ten days for some form of corporal punishment, […]

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Budget problems will force $40 million in budget cuts by D.C. Public Schools by the end of October. The move announced Wednesday could prompt teacher layoffs and increasing class sizes. The D.C. schools budget is estimated at $700 million, and the budget ax has fallen. It’s still uncertain of the effect it […]