The principal of a troubled middle school in Anacostia was fired this week, amid reports of disorder and violence against students and teachers. The Chancellor’s office contends the termination is an example of the new accountability standards in the school system. But many educators feel the principal has become a scapegoat, and that she was held to unrealistic standards. We explore the trouble at Hart Middle School, and what it says about the state of education reform in the District.

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  • Bill Turque Reporter, The Washington Post

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