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At D.C. School, 1,300 Students Stopped to Discuss Ferguson
By: Martin Austermuhle, WAMU
September 11, 2014
On any normal Friday, students in Joe Talarico's AP English Literature at the Columbia Heights Education Campus could expect to discuss Antigone or The Great Gatsby. But on the Friday before the Labor Day weekend, they were asked to reflect on something different: the shooting of 18-
CHEC Receives Next Generation Learning Challenge (NGLC) Planning Grant
April 28, 2014 – CityBridge Foundation, in partnership with Next Generation Learning Challenges (NGLC), announced that Columbia Heights Educational Campus (CHEC) was among an exclusive group of schools to receive a Breakthrough Schools: D.C. planning grant. Breakthrough Schools: D.C. is part of a national initiative called "NGLC Regional Funds for Breakthrough Schools." The Breakthrough Schools: D.C. competition was first announced in fall 2013 to encourage (click for more)
D.C.’s Hospitality High to convert from charter to traditional school
By Emma Brown, Published: April 28
Leaders of Hospitality High, a D.C. charter school backed by some of the Washington area’s largest hotel companies, have decided to relinquish their charter to join the city’s traditional school system. The unusual move -
CHEC is the #1 non-
Overall CHEC is #3 in DC and #34 in the region.
Washington, DC, April 8, 2014: Columbia Heights Educational Campus (CHEC), home to Bell Multicultural High and Lincoln Multicultural Middle Schools, is once again one of DC’s most academically challenging institutions according to The Washington Post's annual rankings. CHEC is #3 overall in the District and #34 in the metro area when compared to other public schools and public charter schools.
CHEC has held the position of 34, which is in the top 19% on the index, for the past 3 years. CHEC is ranked 291 out of 2025 of the top high schools nationally, which is in the top 14% of this exclusive grouping of schools. What is even (click for more)
Principal Maria Tukeva receives
2014 In Her Honor Award
March 25, 2014, in a ceremony at Howard University, CHEC’s very own Maria Tukeva was a distinguished recipient of the 2014 In Her Honor award from The Emergence Community Arts Collective. The award recognized Maria for making history through an enduring legacy of activism and excellence in the field of education. This grassroots award celebrates significant contributions to (click for more)
First Lady Michelle Obama returns to CHEC to tell students: 'My story can be your story'
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IN A SLOW RECOVERY, MAKING A LIVING IN THE ARTS TAKES CREATIVITY
By Idit Knaan
Krishunda Pennn is selected to share teacher insights on BetterLesson.com
June 6, 2013 -
The Master Teachers were selected for their exceptional mathematical knowledge, unique ability to illuminate math for their students, as well as leadership in their schools and community. They are an inspiring, dedicated group who are eager to help teachers around the country make the leap to the Common Core.
I’m thrilled to collaborate with teachers across the country to create and share lessons that will help students meet the Common Core Standards!” -
Congratulations to Chris Best,
Rubenstein Award Winner!!
The Rubenstein Award for Highly Effective Faculty is one of the District of Columbia Public School’s top honors, and the selection process is very competitive. Chris Best, the Custodial Foreman at Columbia Heights Educational Campus received a Rubenstein Award for 2013-