More than 25 percent of the students enrolled in Head Start programs in D.C. Public Schools were chronically absent last school year, missing at least 10 percent or the equivalent of a month or more, according to two reports the Urban Institute plans to release Tuesday.Read full article >>
The family of Carol Glover, the Alexandria woman who died after being trapped with scores of passengers on a smoke-filled train in a Metro tunnel this month, is expected to file a $10 million lawsuit again the transit agency this week, an attorney for the family said Monday.Read full article >>
The District government may soon have to issue hundreds of four- and five-digit checks to firefighters totaling almost $47Â million because it has exhausted nearly all of its legal options in a 14-year dispute regarding overtime pay, officials said Monday.Read full article >>
Endeavor will come at taxpayer cost, but how much not clear.
Black lawmakers want Louisiana congressman to go beyond ‘regrets’ for speaking to white supremacist group.
The shock that Tim Clark was dead at 26, felt throughout a packed Bible Way Church Monday morning, was compounded in many minds by the bewilderment.Tim Clark was only 26?Clark had just started a new job, in the economic development office of Mayor Muriel E. Bowser, whose electoral victory heâ€™d helped orchestrate as her campaign field director. Heâ€™d twice been elected an advisory neighborhood commissioner and had been active in the Edgewood Civic Association. He had helped bring another young politician to prominence, D.C. Council member Kenyan R. McDuffie, then rebuilt his career with Bowser after an unusual public dismissal as McDuffieâ€™s most trusted aide.Read full article >>
Sheldon Silver had sought to keep speaker title and stipend after his arrest on corruption charges.
Former NBA player turned CBS sports commentator Greg Anthony agreed to pay a D.C. police officer who was working undercover as a prostitute $80 for sex and said â€œoh yeahâ€ when the officer asked Anthony if Anthony wanted the officer to â€œdress up.â€Read full article >>