#DCPublicSchools Is Only a Trend

It’s not that often that an urban public school district gets a shout-out during a major cultural event. Education and media analysts were surprised Sunday night when passing comments by Dave Chappelle and John Oliver briefly made #DCPublicSchools the number two trending topic on Twitter.

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New Assistance Bill Could Help D.C. Small Businesses

by: James Wright Special to the {AFRO} jwright@afro.com July 6, 2017 With the District of Columbia in an economic boom, D.C. Council member Brianne Nadeau (D-Ward 1) wants to make sure small businesses are able to stay in the city in spite of rising operational costs. To accomplish this, Nadeau

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The Purpose of Charter Schools

City Academy High School in St. Paul, Minnesota, will celebrate a milestone in September: 25 years as the nation’s first charter school. During that quarter century, charter school growth has been remarkable. Today, 44 states and Washington, D.C. contain some 7,000 of these independently

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