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Rhee replacement committed to aggressive reforms

The replacement for departing D.C. Schools Chancellor Michelle Rhee will continue to push an aggressive reform agenda and says she is open to extending the school day and year for city students and teachers.

Tags: Michelle Rhee , Kaya Henderson , Vincent Gray , D.C. Council , D.C. Public Schools , Gary Emerling

Thursday - 10/14/2010, 02:46pm EDT

5 charged with aggravated assault in U Street death

The co-owner and four employees of a U Street-area nightclub have been charged with aggravated assault, in connection with the death of a man outside of that club.

Tags: DC9 , U Street , beating death , smashed window , D.C. police , Michelle Basch , Paul D. Shinkman

Friday - 10/15/2010, 01:19pm EDT

Q & A With Rhee Replacement Kaya Henderson

WTOP's Mark Segraves talks with Deputy D.C. Schools Chancellor Kaya Henderson, who will take over as interim schools chief when Michelle Rhee departs later this month.

Tags: Kaya Henderson , Michelle Rhee , D.C. Schools Chancellor Michelle Rhee , D.C. Public Schools , Vincent Gray , Natwar Gandhi

Thursday - 10/14/2010, 02:14pm EDT

Rhee: Resigning as schools chief 'right thing to do'

D.C. Schools Chancellor Michelle Rhee has announced her resignation, effective at the end of the month.

Tags: Michelle Rhee , Vincent Gray , Adrian Fenty , D.C. Public Schools , Kaya Henderson , Kevin Johnson , Education reform

Tuesday - 10/12/2010, 10:45pm EDT

'Transformers 3' filming closes D.C. streets

A heads up if you're driving in the District this week: Hollywood will be in town filming the third installation of the Transformers series. Check out the planned street closures and parking restrictions.

Tags: road closures , parking restrictions , Transformers 3 ,

Tuesday - 10/05/2010, 02:05pm EDT

D.C. Council may lengthen school day

In the wake of a national call for longer classroom hours, the City Council is considering lengthening the school day in D.C. public schools.

Tags: school day , Mary Cheh , Paul D. Shinkman

Wednesday - 10/06/2010, 10:33am EDT

Rats, mice exempt from Wildlife Protection Act

The D.C. Council will vote on new legislation aimed at "preserving the family units." But the law isn't about traditional family values. It's about protecting the families of rats.

Tags: D.C. Council , Mary Cheh , Wildlife Protection Act , Vincent Gray ,

Monday - 10/04/2010, 04:05pm EDT

McDonnell appears on Ask The Governor

Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell was the guest Tuesday on WTOP's "Ask The Governor" program.

Tags: Bob McDonnell , Ask the Governor , VDOT , ABC stores , Secretary of Defense , Robert Gates , Joint Forces Command , HOT lanes , Dulles Rail Project , I-66 , Paul D. Shinkman

Tuesday - 09/28/2010, 12:51pm EDT

Attorney General Holder: 'I voted for Gray'

D.C. Council Chair and Democratic nominee for mayor Vincent Gray met with one his many constituents Thursday. However, this supporter was far from your ordinary taxpayer.

Tags: Vincent Gray , Eric Holder , Barack Obama , D.C. voting rights , Anthony Williams ,

Thursday - 09/23/2010, 09:37pm EDT
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