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BRAVE Offers Intersectional Dialogue

The second annual BRAVE Summit, hosted on Saturday, offered black women a space to promote dialogue on issues of feminism with a series of panels and a keynote by Washington, D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser (D). BRAVE — Black. Resilient. Artistic. Vigilant. Enough. — was organized by 14 undergraduate female students[Read More…]

by March 28, 2017 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

DCPS Chancellor Henderson Under Fire

Washington, D.C., Public Schools Chancellor Kaya Henderson (SFS ’92, GRD ’07) is under fire for asking a DCPS food vendor for a donation of $100,000 to the D.C. Public Education Fund two weeks after a lawsuit accused the company of swindling millions of dollars from the school system. Messages obtained[Read More…]

by April 29, 2016 1 comment City News, News, News - Top

DCPS Invests $4 Million in Alternative Schools

The D.C. Public School system announced plans Feb. 16 to bolster its alternative high schools, which are designed to cater to students who may need flexibility in their schedules or extra assistance in academics, by allocating an additional $4 million to nontraditional programs in its 2017 budget. Alternative high schools[Read More…]

by February 29, 2016 0 comments City News, News, News - Top
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DCPS Reforms Prove Incomplete

Although a recent focus on improving teacher quality has elicited marginal improvements in the D.C. Public Schools system, structural problems of safety and security continue to pervade the city’s schools, leaving significant room for improvement in the District’s education strategy. The high school graduation rate in Washington, D.C., was 61[Read More…]

by April 10, 2015 0 comments City News, News, News - Top

DCPS Initiative Helps Male Students of Color

D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser and Public Schools Chancellor Kaya Henderson announced the Empowering Males of Color initiative on Jan. 21. The initiative pledges to invest $20 million in the education of black and Latino male students in the District. Spread over the course of three years, the funds will be[Read More…]

by February 3, 2015 0 comments City News, News, News - Top

Bowser Education Plan Deemed Vague

Recently elected mayor, D.C. Councilmember Muriel Bowser (D-Ward 4) will take office in a city with a highly stratified — along both racial and socioeconomic lines — public school system that has not seen a redrawing of boundaries in over 40 years. Education became a focus point of the campaign[Read More…]

by November 11, 2014 0 comments City News, News, News - Top

BOD Breaks the Bubble

A university’s board of directors should reflect not just a school’s identity nor its most powerful alumni, but also its priorities and goals as an organization. Georgetown’s recent decision to appoint D.C. Public Schools Chancellor Kaya Henderson (SFS ’92, GRD ’07) as a member of its board of directors shows[Read More…]

by September 9, 2014 0 comments Editorial, Opinion, Opinion - Top
COURTESY BEVERLIE LORD
Kaya Henderson (SFS ’92, GRD ’07) will begin her three-year term on Georgetown’s board of directors next month.

Kaya Henderson Joins GU Board of Directors

D.C. Public Schools Chancellor Kaya Henderson (SFS ’92, GRD ’07) has been appointed to Georgetown University’s board of directors. She will serve a three-year term beginning in October. “We are proud to have Kaya Henderson serve on Georgetown’s Board of Directors. We admire and appreciate her contributions to our community,[Read More…]

by September 5, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

For Ailing School District, Principals Turn to MSB

A new group of 25 students eagerly awaited their first day of McDonough School of Business classes on Jan. 25. Although their having jobs outside the classroom isn’t particularly unique among MSBgraduate students, the nature of their jobs is quite unusual — principals of Washington, D.C. public schools. The principals are[Read More…]

by January 29, 2013 0 comments City News, News

Alumna to Be Next D.C. Public Schools Chancellor

Following the defeat of Mayor Adrian Fenty in the Democratic primaries of the D.C. mayoral elections, there will be a change in the D.C. public schools system: Chancellor Michelle Rhee is stepping down later in October, ending weeks of controversy, and will be replaced by Georgetown alumna Kaya Henderson (SFS[Read More…]

by October 15, 2010 0 comments City News, News