Thursday, April 26 – In the News…


EDUCATION
“A Boom for D.C. Charter Schools” (WaPo, 4/25)
“If the trend continues, more students will attend charter schools than traditional public schools by 2014, according to a study [.pdf] last year by Fight for Children [WG member].”

HEALTH
“Fenty Vows Mental Health Reforms” – Mayor names new director of the Department of Disability Services (WaPo, 4/26)

POVERTY
Attorney General seeks limits on predatory lending (WaPo, 4/26)

CHILD ABUSE
“Shaking a baby shatters lives” (WaPo, 4/26)
Advertisements on area buses show the effects of child abuse.