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(Washington, DC)  —  The DC Council has passed a resolution to open an investigation into Marion Barry’s questionable hiring of his then-girlfriend to a contract postion.   Attorney Robert Bennett will head up the independent investigation.  Council member Barry faces allegations that he gave Donna Watts-Brighthaupt a city contract, but the woman did not do […]

VIA MYFOXDC: WASHINGTON – With classes set to begin Monday in D.C. schools, teachers in the District already have a big homework assignment. Teachers were given a 200-page volume last week called the “DCPS Teaching and Learning Framework.” It outlines Chancellor Michelle Rhee’s expectations for teacher performance. Teachers will receive revamped evaluations based in part […]