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Troubling attendance patterns found across DCPS, Wilson included

Troubling attendance patterns found across DCPS, Wilson included

Benjamin Korn
January 26, 2018
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Last month, an investigative report by WAMU and NPR found that over half of the 2017 graduating class at Ballou High School had more than 60 unexcused absences. Just two months before graduation, only 57 students were on track to graduate. Yet every Ballou senior received a diploma. Following these t...

Protestors take to Capitol Hill to express outrage over the Dakota Access Pipeline

Protestors take to Capitol Hill to express outrage over the Dakota Access Pipeline

Ellida Parker
September 18, 2016
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Hundreds gathered at Lafayette Square Park Tuesday evening to protest the construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline, an oil pipeline set to be built through North Dakota and three other states. The pipeline, owned by Energy Transfer Partners, L.P.,  is the center of a nationwide controversy as the...

Students review summer reading assignments

Students review summer reading assignments

September 1, 2015
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BY ELLIDA PARKER, CONTRIBUTER, CAROLINA BAYON AND ZOE MILLS, JUNIOR EDITORS "Enrique's Journey" by Sonia Nazario  This year, one of the two summer reading book options for incoming freshman was called “Enrique’s Journey”. It is a powerful non-fiction book about the suffering of illegal immigr...

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