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Saturday, September 21, 2019

Parent Advisory Council A Sounding Board for My School DC

March 29 was an exciting day for DC families – it’s Lottery Results Day! This is when we learn which schools our children are...

Provide Excess Space to Public Charter Schools

An important new campaign to boost public education in the District of Columbia is underway. Scandalously, while there are 12,000 students on waitlists for...

Be more like Disney World

Mayor Bowser recently announced her administration’s new “Not in My DC” litter prevention campaign. Although it’s a noble cause, the best I can tell,...

Don’t Over Police Hill East

We are experiencing an escalation of Anti-Black expression in Hill East from residents expecting a level of safety and comfort that has been unavailable...

Greenleaf Redevelopment Raises Major Concerns

The June 11th piece on the potential realities of Build First for Greenleaf raises issues that should be of concern to all Southwest residents...

DCPS Laptops Are as Old as the Children Who Use Them

Every afternoon, Ms. W, a Ward 6 teacher, stacks broken laptops on a cart, where they wait to be repaired by a technician who...

Scooter Sidewalk Mayhem

Think on these key words: menace, frightening, dangerous. Now, think how they relate to an invasion of our sidewalks. All together now....SCOOT OFF SCOOTERS! What, you...

Are We Prepared for the Day After Statehood?

I support DC statehood. I recently attended a statehood advocacy training hosted by Neighbors United for DC Statehood and DC Vote. The session was...

Little Sarah

I cringe at the curb of every street where a child has left their guide And bolted into the danger, there, eager to gain the other side. A...

Abolish On Street Parking

The Council is in the process of approving higher fees for yearly residential parking permits. Instead of paying $35 per car, District residents will...