New twist in Dunbar saga

According to the Post, last year’s principal is back and “Friends of Bedford” is out!

Dunbar High`s private operator ousted; ex-principal to return
By Bill Turque
Washington Post Staff Writer
Wednesday, December 8, 2010; 9:27 PM

Interim D.C. Schools Chancellor Kaya Henderson ousted the private, New York-based operator of Dunbar Senior High School on Wednesday, less than three years after former schools chief Michelle A. Rhee hired it to transform the culture and academic performance of the struggling school.

Henderson`s removal of Friends of Bedford comes after a series of complaints from parents, teachers and other community members about safety, security and academics at the 750-student school in Northwest. She has said that during her visits to the school, she saw students roaming the halls and classrooms without teachers.

Read the the WP story here.


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