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Archive for May 2019

Seven DC Councilmembers Block Banneker Move to Shaw

Seven is a magic number on the Council, as there are 13 members and a majority is needed to move legislation. There are a lot of parallels between the campaign to keep Shaw and the campaign to keep Old Hardy public. At the core of both is the failure of DCPS and the Mayor to make…

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Can DC’s public schools survive the coming enrollment surge?

Although this Coalition is focused on restoring the Old Hardy School building to public education use, the enrollment projections contained within the Deputy Mayor for Education’s Master Facilities Plan point to a looming crisis that will impact the city as a whole. If you care about the health of the DC public school system, take…

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