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District of Columbia Public Schools (DCPS) is the traditional public school system of Washington, D.C. in the United States. - Source: Wikipedia
Officials at D.C. Public Schools told city council members they hope that central monitoring of data, early intervention and more staff will help reduce truancy in the upcoming school year.
D.C. Public Schools released scorecards Tuesday that grade 119 campuses on safety, student progress and other measures, allowing parents to decide where to send their children in a system attempting to rise above past failures.
If you see something, say something. That's what Ward 7 activist Geraldine Washington said she was doing when she alerted D.C. Public Schools officials to what she thought was the inappropriate touching of a child by another child.
The D.C. Council on Tuesday unanimously approved Kaya Henderson as the District's public schools chief.