By , D.C. MAYOR Muriel E. Bowser's (D) administration has launched an effort it says is aimed at fostering collaboration between the city's traditional and charter public schools. We hope the result will be improved effectiveness, efficiency and ... Washington Post, 5 days ago
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By , Outside the mayor's conference room, the line of D.C. cabinet secretaries and agency directors stretched down the hall. Each studied notes and prepared excuses, like schoolchildren awaiting a turn before the principal. Inside, D.C. Mayor ...Washington Post, 1 month ago
WASHINGTON -- House Republicans are making another attempt to meddle in the District of Columbia's affairs, this time in a way that immigration advocates and officials say could threaten public safety by ending the city's sanctuary policies for its ...Huffington Post, 1 month ago
By , When Lisa Ruda arrived in Washington to help Michelle A. Rhee begin a transformation of D.C. Public Schools, Ruda had less than eight weeks to clear her first major hurdle — preparing the city's schools for opening day. She was met ...Washington Post, 1 month ago
By , An internal draft of a report on the District's streetcar project questioned whether the city was paying so many outside consultants that it could not properly manage them. It also said that some government officials gave the impression of ...Washington Post, 1 month ago
President Barack Obama made headlines over the weekend after he busted a move duringa dinner at Nairobi's State House in Kenya. Obama did a traditional dance called the Lipala as the Kenyan band Sauti Sol played for the crowd. But Obama's no ...Huffington Post, 1 month ago
The District's proposal to raise the hourly minimum wage to $15, which could be a 2016 ballot issue, has sparked worry amongthe city's small business owners, whosesupportofa higher living wage for their employees is mixed with ...Washington Post, 1 month ago
By , Marvin Joseph The Washington Post Richard Smallwood, 66, at his home in Bowie, Md. HUNTSVILLE, Ala. — Gospel singer Richard Smallwood has just deplaned from the US Airways first-class cabin. He stops to take a few quick ...Washington Post, 1 month ago Millions of gospel fans know Richard Smallwood's music. But not his struggles. Washington Post, 1 month ago
By Bart Barnes, Ron M. Linton, a key figure in the upgrading and modernization of taxicab service and air travel in the Washington area, died June 28 at a hospital in Bethesda, Md. He was 86. The cause was a blood infection, said a daughter, ...Washington Post, 1 month ago
Sen. Tom Carper (D-Del.) is at it again. He recently introduced a bill that would make the District of Columbia the 51st state. But before you stand up and cheer Carper, it is necessary to look at his past record on this important but vastly ...The Hill, 1 month ago
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