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Monday, August 20, 2018

SAAM on Safari

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to venture on a jungle safari? On Sept. 16, 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., take...

Five Things to Consider When Considering a Private School

Choosing a private school is a lot like finding a mate. There are the must-haves -- a good personality match, a mutual attraction, and...

The 1-2-3s of IEP

Parents of children with special needs face worry over many issues, but perhaps the most prevalent worry is education. Where to send their children...

How Low Should I Fly My Helicopter

Modern parenting gets more complicated every day. Keeping tabs on your child physically is no longer enough; you also need to know where they...

Getting into the School Lottery Game

Keisha Campbell is a single mother of twins entering kindergarten this year. She also has a teenaged son and a time-consuming job as an...

For Young Robotics Students, STEM Becomes Hands On

When a member of Payne Elementary School’s Robotics Club couldn’t attend the World Championship in Louisville, Kentucky, 5th grader Makaya Cox was asked to...

President Lincoln’s Cottage Freedom 5k

On Sept. 16, join the Freedom 5k and Family Day to run, walk and play like Lincoln. Come for just the race, just Family...

Environmental Initiatives

Seaton Elementary School (1503 10 St. NW) Principal Suzanne Peters says adding an environmental education plan for fourth graders was an important contribution —...

What Colleges are Looking For In DC-Area Applicants

I’m usually skeptical of college rankings, but there’s a new one out that’s worth paying attention to. In May, the Independent Educational Consultants Association...

Going for Freedom

On June 14, 7 p.m., at Deanwood Library, in costume and using monologue and original poetry, Marcia E. Cole recounts dramatic and imaginative escapes...