Metrobus riders using four Northwest routes may see changes, as the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority has proposed adjustments that augment, reduce or modify bus service there. The biggest shuffle comes in the 14th Street NW corridor, with the proposed...
Students at nine District schools were among the approximately 16,000 scholastically talented high school seniors nationwide named last week as semifinalists in the 62nd annual National Merit Scholarship Competition. The semifinalists have an opportunity to continue in the competition for...
The District has been named the first LEED Platinum city in the world by the U.S. Green Building Council, according to a release from Mayor Muriel Bowser’s office. LEED, which stands for Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design, is the...
A newly released study looks at the potential for expanding D.C. composting through a city-run curbside collection program and building a new local composting facility. The report (available at dpw.dc.gov/compostfeasibilitystudy) recommends the most efficient ways to move forward with such...
D.C. students' standardized-testing performance continued its slow but steady improvement in the 2016-17 school year, based on results from the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers exams. The PARCC exams cover mathematics and English language arts, and rate...
Officials broke ground this month at Coolidge High School, which is being renovated to modernize the campus and add a middle school to the site, according to a release. The facility at 6315 15th St. NW in Takoma will...
The U.S. Department of Education has approved the District’s Every Student Succeeds Act State Plan, which is focused on continuing progress for all students and accelerating growth for those furthest behind, according to a news release. The plan establishes a...
WalkingTown DC 2017 will offer free outdoor walking tours throughout the District from Sept. 16 to 24. The annual event includes family-friendly and wheelchair/stroller accessible tours, as well as lunchtime and happy hour tours during the week, with extended weekend...
The Kreeger Museum will reopen to the public Sept. 19 with the first phase of its reinstalled permanent collection. This phase includes the museum’s main-floor galleries and focuses on 19th- and early-20th-century works. Objects on view include an early portrait...
Organizers of Adams Morgan Day 2017 have announced the lineup for the festival’s Columbia Stage and are continuing their online fundraising campaign. The 39th annual celebration of Adams Morgan’s history, culture, arts, music, restaurants, businesses and residents will take place...

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