Buzzard Point, Part I

Whether for a velodrome, a bus storage lot, a soccer stadium or something else, we’ve witnessed a surge in development interest for Buzzard Point, but that belies this little understood and appreciated area. In this two-part series, we’ll explore the area’s history and current activities. Our research indicates the name Buzzard Point dates back to […]

Amidon-Bowen Soars!

After four years of falling or stagnant DC Comprehensive Assessment System (CAS) scores, the hard work of Amidon-Bowen teachers and students is beginning to show results. The exam, given each spring, tests the proficiency of the city’s students in 3rd through 8th grade, as well as 10th grade, in reading and math. The results provide […]

Jefferson Scores Big!

There are many reasons why Jefferson Academy is reaching new heights. We all know that DC initiated major school reforms in 2007 and had persistently low test scores. We all know there is much work to be done. Each Spring, the DC Comprehensive Assessment System (CAS) tests are administered to students in grades 3 through 8 and […]