The D.C. Cannabis Campaign says it’s collected twice as many signatures required to get a marijuana legalization bill on the ballot this November, and Monday morning they delivered those signatures to the D.C. Board of Elections.
District of Columbia schools Chancellor Kaya Henderson says better planning is needed to prevent a “cannibalistic environment” between charter schools and traditional public schools. Henderson’s comments to The Washington Post (http://tinyurl.com/mztfg59 ) came in response to news that a science-themed charter school plans to open this fall across the street from a traditional school that serves the same grades and has the same academic focus.
Three men have pleaded guilty for their roles in a drive-by shooting that left 13 people injured in northwest Washington. Twenty-year-old Andrew D. Allen, 22-year-old Keith D. Bobb and 21-year-old Arnell L. Smith, all of Washington, entered the pleas Thursday in D.C. Superior Court. Each pleaded guilty to 13 counts of assault with intent to kill and other offenses.