Late last week the Washington Post published an op-ed by Richard Whitmire that added to the growing chorus recognizing the heartening improvement in DC’s public school system.

William Day, a middle school mathematics teacher at Two Rivers Public Charter School, was selected as the 2014 District of Columbia Teacher of the Year.

Graduation rate exceeds the state's rate by 20 points.

For the fourth year in a row, the District’s fourth and eighth grade charter school students showed consistent gains in reading and math on a rigorous test known as the Trial Urban District Assessment (TU

A breakdown of the Trial Urban District Assessment (TUDA) results

The below powerpoint presentation highlights areas where charter schools are showing exceptional performance and growth.  

Below is the status of public charter schools operating on a delay: 


PCSB and public charter schools closed today.

Winter Storm Brings Icy Conditions, Some Schools Close

Due to the threat of severe weather in the area today, some schools may close early.