HIV/AIDS Rate in D.C. Hits 3% [News, 3.16]


HIV/AIDS
HIV/AIDS Rate in D.C. Hits 3% (WaPo, 3/15) – “Every Mode of Transmission Is Increasing”

PEOPLE
Interview:
Nicole Cozier, Washington Area Women’s Foundation (Examiner, 3/16)

DC SCHOOLS
Rhee Says Fixes Likely Too Much Too Soon (WaPo, 3/14) – Rhee’s lengthy open letter to teachers answers 10 frequently asked questions and includes a mea culpa for “push[ing] on too many different fronts all at the same time.” Per the Post, the unions respond by suggesting she “take the time she’s set aside for ‘Q&A sessions’ and spend it at the bargaining table.” They also charge Rhee with “appropriat[ing] some of the ideas they raised in their proposed contract,” which strikes me as a good thing if you’re negotiating a contract, but what do I know. 

Charter schools in DC (WAMU, 3/16) – first in a series

ARTS/ECONOMY
Very Clever. But Is It a Stimulus? (WaPo, 3/15)

AFFORDABLE HOUSING
Affordable-Housing Efforts in NYC Could Spread Nationwide (WaPo, 3/15)