Charter School Opening New Tech Prep Academy in Washington D.C.

The new campus is located on the site of an abandoned McDonald’s restaurant near the intersection of Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue and Milwaukee Place. The $18 million expansion was finances with District of Columbia charter school revenue bonds. The facility has new labs for robotics, technology, chemistry and biology, as well as a rooftop greenhouse and a green roof.

Washington D.C. Mayoral Candidates Debate Tonight At American University

Councilmembers Muriel Bowser (D-Ward 4) and David Catania (I-At Large), and former Councilmember Carol Schwartz are confirmed to attend the debate tonight at American University. The “candidate conversation” will be moderated by NBC4’s Tom Sherwood. WAMU’s Patrick Madden and Kavitha Cardoza, and Clinton Yates from the Washington Post will serve as panelists.