In this week’s paper, The Education Issue, you’ll find:

  • Cover Story: “The Office,” Mike DeBonis‘ thorough look at the history of bloat at DCPS headquarters and the latest attempt by Michelle Rhee to tame it
  • Joe Eaton’s fun feature on the $26,790 preschool: What does a 4-year-old get for the money at Sidwell Friends? Marinated local cucumbers, and so much more!
  • In the District Line: Ruth Samuelson on Ellie Gunderson, the NAACP president at Georgetown Univeristy, who just happens to be white.
  • In Cheap Seats: Dave McKenna finds a Madeira student down the street in Petworth who made the move to the fancy school courtesy of Jack Kent Cooke.
  • In Young & Hugry: Tim Carman gets an education on fine dining service and is less than enamored with Ladies Who Lunch.
  • In Show & Tell: Jessica Gould finds a former rock star teaching Arthur Miller over at Bell Multiculti.

NEXT WEEK: Be sure to grab a paper or check online on Wednesday (a day early because of Thanksgiving) for Jason Cherkis‘ beautifully written cover story about Marian Abrams, lifelong Redskins fan.