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DCPS won’t tie standardized test scores to evaluations for a year after Common Core switch. [Post, WAMUWashingtonian]

DDOT gave a permit to controversial CSX tunnel before it finished receiving federal approval.  [Post]

Vince Gray still won’t endorse Muriel Bowser. [LL]

“If I was Gray, I’d never endorse Bowser.” – former Gray campaign manager Chuck Thies. [Washingtonian]

Post ed board wants Council to consider pro-business changes to “ban the box” bill. [Post]

Carol Schwartz‘s entry into mayor’s race created “surprise and growing excitement,” says Informer. [Informer]

Brookland and Petworth attract house-flippers. [Washingtonian]

Getting health insurance through the D.C. health exchange can take months. [Post]

Medric Mills will be honored with his name on a gym. [Post]

Robberies of transgender women may not all be connected, according to police. [Post]

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