316 high school juniors in the District received Achievers scholarships from the College Success Foundation to help pay for college. Students will receive up to $55,000 in their quest for a higher education. (Post)
Deputy Mayor Smith
Abigail Smith, who has worked for DCPS and consulted for Public Charter School Board, will be Deputy Mayor of Education (assuming the Council confirms her). Former DME De’Shawn Wright resigned to move to New York. (Post)
Where to put Ward 5 middle school?
Officials have finalized 4 options for where to put the new Ward 5 standalone middle school. All use the property that includes Turkey Thicket and the (closed) Brookland Elementary School. (Brookland Bridge)