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English department considering book choice for all classes

Chau Nguyen

May 6, 2020

The English department is considering self-selected book choices for all classes starting next year. The new model serves as an attempt to enhance students’ comprehension and engagement in reading while also introducing a more r...

Off campus food policy cuts litter in half in past months

Anna Dueholm

January 30, 2020

Science teacher Dani Moore measured a 50 percent decrease in litter around Wilson between October and November, though she has noticed an uptick since winter break. The decrease came after the outside food ban was reemphasized.  ...

DCPS limits out-of-school suspensions with new policy

Mattias Rolett

October 14, 2019

The DC Council is setting limits on out-of-school suspension for the coming school year. The policy, which was spearheaded by DC Councilmember David Grosso, encourages more suspensions to be held in-school where educational gui...

Why, Wilson?

Why, Wilson?

September 2, 2018

Ballou investigation prompts policy change

Elie Salem

January 26, 2018

In a directive sent via email to the DCPS community on January 16, Chancellor Antwan Wilson outlined several changes to DCPS policy that will be implemented in the coming months. The changes involve verifying students have met gra...

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