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Final OSSE report details attendance issues

A final report outlining the dramatic grade changing and attendance problems in DCPS was released January 29, two months after an NPR investigation first discovered these issues. The report found that truancy concerns are far from limited to Ballou and are a major problem at almost every DC public high school. One in three graduates

Trump’s proposed cuts threaten college accessibility

Former Wilson students at universities around the country are proof-positive that the DC Tuition Assistance Grant (DCTAG), which provides financial aid for DC residents at public colleges, serves a valuable purpose. To Mykia Washington, the DCTAG program is, “literally my golden ticket to school.”  A junior at Kent State University in Ohio, Washington studies managerial

What’s up after Wilson: an update on former assistant principals Bowser and Haith

“I had an amazing time as a teacher and administrator at Wilson,” Tennille Bowser said. After 11 and 13 years as administrators along with other roles at Wilson, respectively, Bowser and William Haith only had good things to say about their time as Tigers. Haith made a significant impact on the Wilson community through his

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