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DCPS Today: A Letter from Interim Chancellor John Davis

November 23, 2016 As we approach the Thanksgiving Day holiday, DC Public Schools would like you thank you – our families, our community advocates, our stakeholders. Your support is critical to our collective success. The current national news has raised…

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New Chancellor of DCPS

December 8, 2016 Letter from the Mayor Dear Washingtonians, Over the past two years, my administration has worked to expand learning opportunities for students throughout Washington, DC. Since coming into office, we launched an extended school year at 11 public…

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Ellington Students Practice Right to Protest

Hundreds Of High Schoolers Walk Out Of Class To Protest Trump’s Presidency About 42% of American adults did not vote in the 2016 general election. While that’s a huge chunk of people not exercising their right to vote, there’s an even bigger population…

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Ellington Study Abroad Students Participate in Photography Contest

“As a journalist, I get curious about a topic and think there’s something there that needs to be known, needs to be shared,” photojournalist Tomas van Houtryve said to students, parents and staff from DC Public Schools on Monday, October 3, 2016….

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Ellington Student Panelist at Congressional Black Caucus Foundation’s 46th Annual Legislative Conference

Getting More Blacks Interested in STEM by: Chelsea Burwell Special to the AFRO — September 15, 2016  Nationally, only 16 percent of high school seniors show proficiency in math and express interest in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) careers,…

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