Non-D.C. Residents Must Pay Tuition

June 20, 2018

When the stunningly redesigned Duke Ellington School of the Arts at last reopened in August of 2017, Mayor Muriel Bowser called it the “premier performing arts high school in the […]

Families, Students React to Ellington Tuition Fraud

June 6, 2018

On May 11, an internal investigation was reported to have found that almost one-third of Duke Ellington School of the Arts students — 164 — allegedly are committing tuition fraud. Their […]

D.C. Powerhouse Peggy Cooper Cafritz Dead at 70

February 19, 2018

A mover-and-shaker for decades, Cooper Cafritz, cofounder of the Duke Ellington School of the Arts, died Feb. 18 of complications from pneumonia.

Suspicious Package Found at Duke Ellington School

February 8, 2018

Police closed streets near the high school and students were evacuated to Hardy Middle School, two blocks north on 35th Street.

Slur Against Jews Found on Burleith Building

August 17, 2017

The anti-Semitic graffiti, now painted over by workers, was spotted by a Georgetown University graduate student.