D.C. Public Schools creates 9th grade academies at nine schools

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Tuesday, July 2, 2013

D.C. Public Schools announced Monday that it will create a new ninth-grade “academy” for first-time incoming 9th graders at nine schools that’s intended to help the students graduate.

The academies will be at nine schools with a history of students who don’t pass 9th grade. Those schools are Anacostia, Ballou, Cardozo, Coolidge, Dunbar, Eastern, Roosevelt, Wilson and Woodson high schools.

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