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Georgetown University’s Newspaper of Record since 1920

The Hoya

Georgetown University’s Newspaper of Record since 1920

The Hoya

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Mayor Bowser (D) opposes the new bill that allows public campaign financing.

BRAVE Offers Intersectional Dialogue

By Ian Scoville March 28, 2017

The second annual BRAVE Summit, hosted on Saturday, offered black women a space to promote dialogue on issues of feminism with a series of panels and a keynote by Washington, D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser...

DCPS Chancellor Henderson Under Fire

By Lisa Burgoa and Haley Snyder April 29, 2016

Washington, D.C., Public Schools Chancellor Kaya Henderson (SFS ’92, GRD ’07) is under fire for asking a DCPS food vendor for a donation of $100,000 to the D.C. Public Education Fund two weeks after...

DCPS Invests $4 Million in Alternative Schools

By Cheryl Liu February 29, 2016

The D.C. Public School system announced plans Feb. 16 to bolster its alternative high schools, which are designed to cater to students who may need flexibility in their schedules or extra assistance in...


DCPS Reforms Prove Incomplete

By Chris Balthazard April 10, 2015

Although a recent focus on improving teacher quality has elicited marginal improvements in the D.C. Public Schools system, structural problems of safety and security continue to pervade the city’s...

DCPS Initiative Helps Male Students of Color

By Kristen Fedor February 3, 2015

D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser and Public Schools Chancellor Kaya Henderson announced the Empowering Males of Color initiative on Jan. 21. The initiative pledges to invest $20 million in the education of black...

Bowser Education Plan Deemed Vague

By Natalie LaRue November 11, 2014

Recently elected mayor, D.C. Councilmember Muriel Bowser (D-Ward 4) will take office in a city with a highly stratified — along both racial and socioeconomic lines — public school system that has not...

BOD Breaks the Bubble

By The Editorial Board September 9, 2014

A university’s board of directors should reflect not just a school’s identity nor its most powerful alumni, but also its priorities and goals as an organization. Georgetown’s recent decision to appoint...

Kaya Henderson (SFS ’92, GRD ’07) will begin her three-year term on Georgetown’s board of directors next month.

Kaya Henderson Joins GU Board of Directors

By Suzanne Monyak September 5, 2014

D.C. Public Schools Chancellor Kaya Henderson (SFS ’92, GRD ’07) has been appointed to Georgetown University’s board of directors. She will serve a three-year term beginning in October. "We are...

For Ailing School District, Principals Turn to MSB

By Hiromi Oka January 29, 2013

A new group of 25 students eagerly awaited their first day of McDonough School of Business classes on Jan. 25. Although their having jobs outside the classroom isn’t particularly unique among MSBgraduate...

Alumna to Be Next D.C. Public Schools Chancellor

By Kelly Church October 15, 2010

Following the defeat of Mayor Adrian Fenty in the Democratic primaries of the D.C. mayoral elections, there will be a change in the D.C. public schools system: Chancellor Michelle Rhee is stepping down...

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