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D.C. accidentally uploads private information of 12,000 students

washingtonpost.com — The private information of about 12,000 D.C. Public Schools students was accidently uploaded to a publicly accessible website, D.C.'s Office of the State Superintendent of Education announced Thursday in an internal memo. The information, online for several hours Tuesday, has been taken down.
Feb 11, 2016

Once again. D.C.'s education office accidentally releases the private data of thousands of students washingtonpost.com/local/educatio…

Feb 11, 2016

RT @PerryStein: Once again. D.C.'s education office accidentally releases the private data of thousands of students washingtonpost.com/local/educatio…

Feb 11, 2016

RT @PostSchools: D.C. accidentally uploads private data of 12,000 students wapo.st/1o807dH

For your own safety, please do not eat these fish from the Potomac

washingtonpost.com — If you're in search of some locally sourced fish, be selective about what you choose to consume from the Potomac River. American eel, carp and striped bass - which includes rockfish - caught in these waters have tested positive for elevated levels of toxic chemicals, according to an advisory this week from the D.C.
Feb 11, 2016

DC maki rolls featuring ... polychlorinated biphenyls! Tests of DC fish show toxic chemicals. Shouldn't be eaten wpo.st/IJmA1

Feb 11, 2016

RT @postlocal: For your own safety, please do not eat these fish from the Potomac wpo.st/WvkA1

Feb 11, 2016

RT @washingtonpost: For your own safety, please do not eat these fish from the Potomac wapo.st/1PPNHkE

Feb 11, 2016

For your own safety, please do not eat these fish from the Potomac wpo.st/xJnA1

Feb 12, 2016

For your own safety, please do not eat these fish from the Potomac wpo.st/EJuA1

D.C.’s two main animal-rescue groups merge into one organization

washingtonpost.com — Two prominent Washington animal-rescue groups are merging to form a single organization and combine their medical and rescue services. The Washington Humane Society and the Washington Animal Rescue League signed the final paperwork Wednesday to form an organization operating with a single budget. "Mergers are about strength.

Maryland lawyer bombarded by people texting for free Chipotle burrito

denverpost.com — Hank Levine's cellphone number is one digit off from Chipotle number for free food Posted: 02/09/2016 05:35:08 PM MST Updated: 02/09/2016 05:56:57 PM MST Hank Levine, a 64-year-old Bethesda, Md., lawyer, received more than 300 text messages Monday containing one word: raincheck.

Is more physical education at school linked to higher student math scores?

washingtonpost.com — The amount of time students spend doing physical activity in school appears to be linked to higher standardized math scores in D.C. schools, according to a new American University study that examined the success of the city's Healthy Schools Act and found that schools offering more physical activity had significantly better math success.
Feb 09, 2016

Is more physical education at school linked to higher student math scores? wpo.st/xJKA1

Feb 09, 2016

New report shows more PE time in schools linked to high standardized math scores in D.C. schools washingtonpost.com/news/education…

Feb 10, 2016

RT @PerryStein: New report shows more PE time in schools linked to high standardized math scores in D.C. schools washingtonpost.com/news/education…

Feb 10, 2016

Is more physical education at school linked to higher student math scores? wpo.st/KHWA1

This lawyer was bombarded with texts from people trying to claim their free Chipotle burrito

washingtonpost.com — Hank Levine, a 64-year-old Bethesda, Md., lawyer, received more than 300 text messages Monday containing just one word: raincheck. The presumably disappointed texters were attempting to claim a free burrito from Chipotle, which was running a promotion while it shuttered its 2,000 stores for an all-staff meeting to address food-safety issues that caused food poisoning outbreaks.
Feb 09, 2016

A lawyer in Maryland received hundreds of texts on Monday because people mixed his number up with a Chipotle number wpo.st/XhCA1

Feb 09, 2016

RT @jfdulac: This poor lawyer was bombarded with texts from people trying to claim their free @ChipotleTweets burrito wpo.st/8jCA1

Feb 09, 2016

RT @postlocal: This lawyer was bombarded with texts from people trying to claim their free Chipotle burrito wpo.st/5pCA1

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More than 20 percent of residents bike to work in these three D.C. neighborhoods

washingtonpost.com — In most parts of the District, very few people regularly commute on bicycles. From the Friendship Heights neighborhood in upper Northwest to Congress Heights in Southeast to dozens of other neighborhoods that dot the city, less than 2 percent of people report regular bike commutes.
Feb 08, 2016

In Petworth and Bloomingdale, 20+% of residents commute via bike. These ppl would use proposed downtown bike lane washingtonpost.com/news/local/wp/…

Feb 08, 2016

>20% of residents bike to work in these 3 D.C. neighborhoods wpo.st/UI3A1 via @perrystein

Feb 09, 2016

More than 20 percent of residents bike to work in these three D.C. neighborhoods wpo.st/D8CA1

Can prominent black churches agree with newer residents on bike lanes?

washingtonpost.com — Pastor Robert Price III made it very clear Saturday afternoon: His position had not wavered, and he would still not support a protected bike lane that could jut into his church's parking and make the streets more congested for his congregants.
Feb 06, 2016

My dispatch from today's meeting on bike lanes: Churches still against the lanes. Cyclists still for them. washingtonpost.com/local/can-prom…

Feb 06, 2016

RT @PerryStein: My dispatch from today's meeting on bike lanes: Churches still against the lanes. Cyclists still for them. washingtonpost.com/local/can-prom…

Feb 08, 2016

There's much more to the story about Black Washington, D.C. churches opposing bike lanes than first reported. wapo.st/1mkSRco

Feb 08, 2016

Can prominent black churches agree with newer residents on bike lanes? wpo.st/yg3A1 via @perrystein

Cruz wants to force D.C. to fund a school voucher program it doesn’t want

washingtonpost.com — Legislation introduced in both chambers of Congress would force Washington, D.C. to use local taxpayer money to fund a school voucher program that many city officials have long said they oppose. Texas Sen. Ted Cruz, a leading Republican presidential contender, introduced the Educational Freedoms Account Act, which would require D.C.
Feb 05, 2016

Cruz wants to force D.C. to fund a school voucher program it doesn't want wpo.st/XVG91

Feb 05, 2016

RT @postlocal: Ted Cruz wants to force D.C. to fund a school voucher program it doesn't want wpo.st/paG91

Feb 05, 2016

Ted Cruz is trying to force D.C. to use local taxpayer money to fund a school voucher program it doesn't want. washingtonpost.com/news/education…

Feb 05, 2016

RT @PerryStein: Ted Cruz is trying to force D.C. to use local taxpayer money to fund a school voucher program it doesn't want. washingtonpost.com/news/education…

Feb 05, 2016

RT @PerryStein: Ted Cruz is trying to force D.C. to use local taxpayer money to fund a school voucher program it doesn't want. washingtonpost.com/news/education…

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Can Iowans help D.C. statehood? A few of them are trying.

washingtonpost.com — OTTUMWA, IOWA - Iowans caucused for their party's presidential nominee on Monday, and some of them heard pitches on a topic that typically stays within District bounds: D.C. statehood. [Support for D.C.
Feb 02, 2016

D.C.'s shadow delegation was in Iowa this week advocating for statehood washingtonpost.com/news/local/wp/…

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Feb 11, 2016

Bowser would not say whether they looked at other options in Ward 1. Says prices here are "astronomical". Not many options available

Feb 11, 2016

One man calls people out at Ward 1 meeting. Says people complaining about crime and property prices are engaging in covert racism #dcgeneral

Feb 11, 2016

Testy exchange b/w Bowser and resident who called proposal "a burden" "Are we suggesting we want a neighborhood of one income?" asked Bowser

Feb 11, 2016

Someone in Ward 1 who doesn't think there's been enough community input started a website: 10andVshelter.wordpress.com

Feb 11, 2016

mayor bowser is here and did field question about crime concerns. She, of course, does not think it'll be an issue

Feb 11, 2016

People seem widely in support of shelter in Ward 1. More irked by noise from American Ice on the weekends

Feb 11, 2016

Ward 1 residents want to know what other sites were considered for homeless shelter. D.C. gov officials talking long around the answer

Feb 11, 2016

Here's a look at what the proposed family homeless shelter would look like on V and 10th pic.twitter.com/4580YIDDyD

Feb 11, 2016

Phew. CM Nadeau assures homeless shelter in Ward 1 will look like all the other window-heavy luxury housing in the u street neighborhood

Feb 11, 2016

Homeless shelter meeting in Ward 1, which would go near American Ice on 11th and V, is PACKED pic.twitter.com/jM71zfAdd6


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