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Code for DC launches OurDCSchools.org, an open government platform for proposed school policy

Parents, students and other members of the public can now easily see the effect of a href=”http://www.washingtonpost.com/local/education/dc-releases-proposed-school-boundaries-and-far-reaching-student-assignment-policies/2014/04/05/368521e0-bc46-11e3-96ae-f2c36d2b1245_story.html”>new proposals for elementary school boundaries and far-reaching student assignment policies in the District of Columbia using a civic app called… 450 more words

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At Mudslide Scene, Obama Mourns with Survivors

OSO, Wash. (AP) – Swooping over a landscape of unspeakable sadness and death, President Barack Obama took an aerial tour Tuesday of the place where more than three dozen people perished in a mudslide last month. 719 more words


If you hold a D.C. license...

…you’re screwed…again.   DC is switching to  the stringent  REAL ID licenses,  so even if you hold a newly issued one,  you’ll still have to switch,  even though the only visual difference will be a red star in the corner.   25 more words

Baby Squirrel Gets a Cast for Broken Ankle

After falling 75 feet from a tree onto concrete, an adorable baby squirrel is on the mend, with a super cute cast on her broken ankle.   48 more words

Homeless DC Families Out in the Not-Quite-Cold-Enough

I never thought I’d welcome freezing-cold weather, especially in mid-April. But last week I did because I knew the District would have to shelter homeless families who have no safe place to stay. 732 more words

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Tourist Season Begins!

Spring is finally here and so are the tourist! I needed to find an image that appropriately captures the yearly onslaught of visitors to DC starting with every new… 114 more words

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Washington DC

According to Wikipedia, Washington, D.C., formally the District of Columbia and commonly referred to as Washington, “the District”, or simply D.C., is the capital of the United States. 200 more words