A photo of D.C. Council member David Grosso (D- At Large) with local youth. Grosso introduced a bill to address all forms of abuse and sexual assault in District schools. (Courtesy Photo)Courtesy Photo

One Step Closer to Making DC Schools Safer as Council Passes Vote About Sexual Assault

THE AFRO — The bill would require District of Columbia Public Schools (DCPS) to enact policies that would prevent and improve responses to sexual assault and abuse in the school environment by adults against children as well as amongst the student body itself.
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Learning to Teach Students How to Learn

By Julianne Malveaux NNPA Columnist   African American students achieve at a different level than White students.  Test scores are lower, as are high school and college completion rates, and the number of African Americans attending four-year institutions is falling. The rate of African American suspensions and Read More