What Is The Plan For Banneker High School’s Current Building? (Or, Conflicts Of Interest And “The Middle School Program”)

Back in January, I made several FOIA requests of DC government agencies for information about future plans for the building currently occupied by DCPS’s Banneker high school, on Euclid Street. I did this because the plan to re-locate the school to the site of the closed Shaw junior high never mentioned what would become of … Continue reading What Is The Plan For Banneker High School’s Current Building? (Or, Conflicts Of Interest And “The Middle School Program”)

The Urgency Of Childhood Trauma & School-Based Mental Health Programs

[Ed. Note: Every day at Anacostia High School, social worker Nathan Luecking is on the front lines of treating trauma caused by community violence that is, sadly, a common experience for many children in DC. The mental health supports that Luecking and other social workers provide in our schools are both necessary to help our … Continue reading The Urgency Of Childhood Trauma & School-Based Mental Health Programs