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School buses.

    Driver, attendant fired after leaving special needs student on bus

    A D.C. school bus driver and attendant who left a student with special needs alone on their vehicle for hours on Tuesday ignored set protocols — including disengaging a safety buzzer with an off switch at the back of the bus — and overlooked the 4-year-old boy who stayed on the bus between the morning and afternoon runs, city officials said.


  • During his biweekly press briefing Wednesday, D.C. Mayor Vincent C. Gray and state schools superintendent Hosanna Mahaley talk about how a 4-year-old special-needs student was left alone on a school bus for several hours Tuesday. (Rod Lamkey Jr./The Washington Times)

    Driver, aide fired after 4-year-old is left on school bus

    A D.C. school bus driver and attendant who left a student with special needs alone on their vehicle for hours on Tuesday ignored set protocols — including disengaging a safety buzzer with an off switch at the back of the bus — and overlooked the 4-year-old boy, who stayed on the bus between the morning and afternoon runs, city officials said.


  • Mayor, D.C. school officials cheer rise in test scores

    D.C. school officials on Thursday praised overall gains in 2012 test scores as another baby step toward the ambitious, long-term goals for school reform — although less than half of the city's students were proficient in math and reading.


  • ** FILE ** D.C. Public Schools Chancellor Kaya Henderson (Barbara L. Salisbury/The Washington Times)

    Investigation finds cheating at D.C. schools

    Standardized test scores from three D.C. classrooms were invalidated because teachers helped students choose the right answers or flouted security protocols in April 2011.


  • D.C. school exam scores voided

    The District has invalidated 2010 standardized test scores from three D.C. public school classrooms, citing clear evidence of violations or a "strong suspicion" of them, the city's Office of the State Superintendent of Education said Wednesday.


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