<p>D.C. Council member David Catania heads the council's education committee. (Courtesy photo)</p>

D.C. Council member David Catania heads the council's education committee. (Courtesy photo)

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Catania Helps Secure Additional $77M for D.C. Schools

D.C.'s public schools system is about to receive more than $77 million to assist thousands of needy and at-risk students, partly due to Council Member David Catania's Fair Funding Act legislation.

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Catania Bills Highlight Needs of Special-Education Students

D.C. Council member David Catania introduced three different bills Tuesday aimed at overhauling special education in both District public and charter schools.

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D.C. Council Subcommittee Backs Catania Bill Curtailing Social Promotion

The D.C. Council's education committee approved a bill by at-large D.C. Council member David Catania to repeal a "ridiculous" rule allowing the city's failing elementary and middle school students to be passed along from one grade to the next.

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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: Thanks to Ms. Rowley

I have been a longtime reader of The Informer and I really enjoy the stories your writers cover, but there is one thing that I would like to see in some of the articles or at the end of them, and that is some contact information.

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Advocacy Group Concerned about Catania Legislation

Stressing belief that in the coming months District leaders and residents will be engulfed in a formidable debate over education policy, an advocacy group led by attorney Matthew Frumin, has developed a report detailing their analysis of D.C. Council member David Catania’s seven-bill school reform legislation.

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EDITORIAL: What to Do with Underperforming Students

No legislation can address a student's willingness to learn and the importance of a wholistic environment that supports learning.

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Catania Won't Reinvestigate DCPS Standardized Test Cheating

D.C. Councilman David Catania, chair of the council's education committee, said he has no plans to re-investigate allegations of standardized test cheating at District public schools.