In the News – Friday Round-up [10/3]


DC SCHOOLS
Rhee Bypasses Talks, Imposes Dismissal Plan (WaPo, 10/3) – “bypass labor contract negotiations by imposing her own program to fire ineffective teachers”

EVERYONE IS AN ARTIST!
“Instant art grants” – “small, unsecured grants in the form of $10-$60 for creative projects thought up on the spot by everyday people.”

HEALTH/EDUCATION
Poll: Parents Overwhelmingly Support Age-Appropriate Comprehensive Sex Ed (RHRealityCheck, 10/2) – ” in Washington, DC, the city with the highest rates of HIV and rising rates of STDs, shows an overwhelming 93 percent of parents support teaching age-appropriate comprehensive sex ed ”

WHOOPS
FedEx Field-related nonprofit returns funding (Examiner, 10/3) – “A nonprofit in charge of dispensing millions of dollars to help neighbors who live around FedEx Field has been forced to return the money after an audit found an almost nonexisting accounting system.”

Have a great weekend!