Sex assault reported near Bancroft Elementary School
Parents are being vigilant after a sexual assault was reported near an elementary school in Northwest.
School Resource Officers debate continues in DC
The ACLU of DC is calling on city council to keep their promise of removing police officers from the District’s public schools.
DC teachers speak out after yet another delayed paycheck from the city
DCPS teachers are speaking out after yet another delayed paycheck from the city.
DCPS still requiring students to submit negative COVID tests after Spring Break
With COVID cases declining significantly across the country and here in the District, why is the testing still mandatory?
DCPS chancellor responds to Alabama lawmaker's 'inmate factories' claim
The chancellor of D.C. Public Schools is responding to claims from an Alabama lawmaker that schools in the District are “inmate factories.”
DC high school students rally in support of school safety bill
High school students in D.C. spent Friday evening outside the offices of city council members and the mayor, chanting and singing songs.
5 DC elementary school students hospitalized after eating edibles
Several fifth grade students at a D.C. elementary school had to be taken to the hospital Wednesday after the school says they consumed edibles.
Bus driver arrested for DWI accepts plea deal after crash with DCPS students
The man charged with driving a school bus full of children while drunk accepted a plea deal Thursday in a Fairfax County court.
DC Council weighs free school meals for all
Washington, D.C. may be joining a short list of states including California, Colorado, and Maine that offer free school meals to all public school students regardless of income.
DC Public Schools to require negative COVID tests after Winter Break
Students and staff at D.C. Public Schools will be required to submit a negative COVID-19 test before returning to the classroom from the holiday break.
'Teen Break Time' offers DC students ice skating, Esports and swim parties over Winter Break
During Winter Break, the D.C. Department of Parks and Recreation is hosting a series of events to help students stay safe and have fun.
Parents still frustrated with DCPS after drunk school bus driver crash
D.C. parents still have serious frustrations following the bus crash last week with 44 D.C. kindergartners onboard.
DCPS to sever ties with chartered school bus company after driver's DWI charge
DCPS is now working to sever ties with Rome Charters LLC, the company that employed a driver who police say crashed a school bus with 44 students onboard while driving drunk.
Contracted school bus driver charged with DWI after crash with DCPS students
A D.C. Public Schools bus driver was under the influence of alcohol Thursday when he crashed a school bus carrying a group of elementary school students and their teachers.
DC Public School teachers report issues getting paid
Some teachers in D.C. are complaining that they still have not been paid yet or having back pay issues, despite the fact that school started almost one month ago.
New portal launched to track DC's spending of federal stimulus education funds
D.C. education officials have launched a new web portal to keep the public informed about how the District is using nearly $1 billion of federal stimulus funds for students, education agencies and the early childhood education sector in D.C.
DC extends COVID-19 vaccination deadline for students
As the 2022-23 school year gets started, city officials have decided to give families more time to get students vaccinated.
NAACP DC branch raises concerns about DC Public Schools' COVID-19 vaccine mandate
Is DC Public Schools' COVID-19 vaccine mandate for students 12 and older punishing Black students? That's the claim of the NAACP, which says requiring the shots unfairly impacts minority students.
School Masking Policies in DC, Maryland and Virginia: What you need to know
School districts across the DMV are announcing their masking policies for the upcoming year.
DC Public Schools releases pre-K family toolkit, announces preparation workshops
DC Public Schools has released a guide with information, activities and resources for DCPS' youngest learners called the Pre-K Family Toolkit.