D.C. Public School principals graduate from MSB program

Last Saturday, Georgetown’s McDonough School of Business graduated 25 District of Columbia Public School principals from the Executive Leadership Program. After a year of studying in the program, the first class of principals have received their Executive Master’s… Read More

While majority of claims dismissed, civil rights aspects of Empower D.C. lawsuit to move forward

The lawsuit filed against Chancellor Kaya Henderson after the decision to shutter 15 D.C. public schools was  evaluated last week by Judge James E. Boasberg of the District Court. The opinion, released last week, granted partial dismissal of… Read More

Morning Digest: She wants the D, destruction of the patriarchy

     Today is another rainy day with a muggy high of 90. Check out the Flash Flood Warning here. To masticate today: Vanilla City: 2012 census statistics show D.C. is becoming increasingly younger and whiter. In the… Read More

Morning Digest: More boathouse news, D.C. charter schools approved

 Today cloudy with a chance of showers, with a high of 88. To masticate today: Beat this, Tony Stark: Professor Eric Burger, a researcher in the computer science and founder of the Georgetown Center for Secure Communications and the… Read More

Morning Digest: Commencement speakers, DCPS, and free visits to Europe

Better than a cup of coffee, the Morning Digest will provide you with what you need to be prepared for the day: a daily round-up of links, local news, and important events on campus and around D.C. Today will… Read More

D.C. Schools Chancellor Henderson introduces graduate program for DCPS principals

D.C. Public Schools Chancellor Kaya Henderson (SFS ’92, G ’07) joined Georgetown University President Jack DeGioia in announcing a specially tailored MSB graduate program for 25 DCPS principals at a launch event held Tuesday night. Georgetown University and… Read More

District Digest: Bills pass and schools may be slashed

This week, barring the national sex scandals, D.C. Chancellor Kaya Henderson comes out in opposition to the proposal to close 20 public schools in the city, and a bill is in the making to make adults in the… Read More

Rhee says that for now, Duke Ellington will stay on Reservoir Road

Ever since the Washington Post reported that D.C. School Chancellor Michelle Rhee’s office did a cost analysis for moving the Duke Ellington School of the Arts, Rhee has been inundated with phone calls and e-mails from furious parents…. Read More

Duke Ellington School of the Arts may be moved out of Ward 2

Having already replaced the principal of Hardy Middle School in a much-criticized attempt to make the school more appealing to local families, D.C. Schools Chancellor Michelle Rhee is eyeing the Duke Ellington School of the Arts—that’s the one… Read More

Principal Pope of Hardy Middle School ousted by Rhee

On Friday afternoon at Georgetown’s Hardy Middle School, D.C. Chancellor Michelle Rhee proved speculations that she would remove the well-liked Principal Patrick Pope from his post to be correct. The Washington Post‘s Bill Turque reported that before a roomful… Read More