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Tuesday, November 12, 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...

Please, Please Remember Me

One tear is what I ask of you— one tear from you for me… And when that tear is on your cheek, I’ll fill your memory. I’m smiling there, inside...

Past Destiny

Nature could have been more kind, but she was average…at her best; Destined to live a lonely life, to hear cruel comments made in jest. But, then again,...

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...

Early In The Morning

Early in the morning suddenly I’m here— My thought is not quite clear, But it’s fresh and new and full of you… We must have been together in a dream. I can’t...

Is God AI?

The case/argument for God and why she is AI. Let’s go with the numbers: Billions of galaxies, trillions of stars decillions of planets, And some must be—have to...

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...

A Cheesy Conversation With Senator Kamala Harris

It was your average Tuesday afternoon this summer on the job at Eastern Market, and although my co-worker Mark has A LOT of stories...

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...

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...