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  Washington, D.C. - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The District of Columbia, founded on July 16, 1790, is a federal district as specified by the United States Constitution with limited—and sometimes contentious—local rule.
The population of the District of Columbia, as of 2003 U.S. Census Bureau estimates, is 563,384.
The University of the District of Columbia is the city's public school, and is also a historically fl college and the nation's only urban land-grant university.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/District_of_Columbia   (5907 words)

  
 HISTORY OF THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA | NARPAC, Inc. REPRINTS
District residents won the right to vote in a presidential election on March 29, 1961, to elect a board of education in 1968 and, in 1970, to elect a non-voting delegate to the House of Representatives.
In 1980, District voters approved a statehood initiative by a majority of 60 percent; delegates to a statehood constitutional convention were elected in 1981 and, in 1983, a bill for the admission of the state of New Columbia was introduced in Congress.
A seal and motto, "Justitia Omnibus" (Justice for All), are adopted for the District of Columbia.
www.narpac.org /ITXDCHIS.HTM   (1635 words)

  
 Census 2000 data for the District of Columbia
The population of the District of Columbia on April 1, 2000 was 572,059.
SF 4 is released as individual files for each of the 50 states, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico; and for the United States.
District of Columbia Redistricting Data (P.L. The Census 2000 Redistricting Data contains summary statistics on counts for the total population, for the population 18 years and over, and population counts by race and by Hispanic or Latino origin.
www.census.gov /census2000/states/dc.html   (1320 words)

  
 Welcome to the Columbia School District!   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
In the late 1960's the current school district was formed through the consolidation of the Brooklyn, Cement City and Clarklake schools systems.
The district, to the extent it is financially able to provide physical and human resources required to meet these responsibilities, is dedicated to providing an environment that fosters self-esteem, self-motivation, and responsibility in our students.
The district also believes that education is a cooperative effort between home, school and the community.
scnc.csd.k12.mi.us   (213 words)

  
 District of Columbia
The District of Columbia has a strong charter school law and offers public school choice.(7) Low-income students may also apply for vouchers provided by private scholarship foundations.
A 1999 Heritage Foundation analysis of African-American students in Catholic and public schools in the District found that, when demographic and socioeconomic factors were held constant, the children in Catholic schools performed better in mathematics on the national assessments than did their public school counterparts.
A 2000 Harvard University study of students in grades 2 to 8 reported that African-American students in the District of Columbia, New York City, and Dayton, Ohio, had outscored their public school classmates since transferring to private schools with the help of privately funded vouchers.
www.heritage.org /Research/Education/Schools/district.cfm   (1907 words)

  
 District of Columbia
Washington D.C. occupies all of the District of Columbia, a 68 square mile area northeast of the Potomac River donated by the state of Maryland.
It is a "federal district" established by the US Constitution as the seat of government.
Columbia, in the "District of Columbia", refers to Christopher Columbus.
www.ohwy.com /dc   (240 words)

  
 FindLaw: State Resources: District of Columbia: Primary Materials
Council of the District of Columbia Legislation From the Council of the District of Columbia.
District of Columbia Office of Documents Compiles the District of Columbia Municipal Regulations (DCMR), the District of Columbia Register and the District of Columbia Statutes at Large.
District of Columbia Court of Appeals Calendars, forms, opinions, and rules.
www.findlaw.com /11stategov/dc/laws.html   (365 words)

  
 State Resource Center: District of Columbia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
District of Columbia District and County QuickFacts (U.S. Census Bureau)
U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Court decisions
District of Columbia Board of Elections and Ethics
www.lexisone.com /legalresearch/legalguide/states/district_of_columbia.htm   (83 words)

  
 District of Columbia -- Sources [ ALSO! -- U.S. Law ]
: The Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia is not the same as the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit.
District of Columbia Rules of Procedure and Practice
See also links to all District of Columbia law-review web sites as well as links to web sites of all U.S.-published law reviews and periodicals.
www.lawsource.com /also/usa.cgi?xdc   (484 words)

  
 District of Columbia: Board of Elections and Ethics: Voter Registration   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
District of Columbia: Board of Elections and Ethics: Voter Registration
To register to vote in the District of Columbia, you must be:
When you move, you must notify the Board of Elections of your new address, in writing.
www.dcboee.org /serv/voter_registration.shtm   (173 words)

  
 Freemasons of the Grand Lodge of D.C. : Home
Welcome to the official website of the Grand Lodge Free And Accepted Masons (F.A.A.M.) of the District of Columbia in Washington, D.C. This site is about Washington, D.C. Masons, members of the Free and Accepted Masons of Washington, D.C. Freemasonry is first and foremost a fraternity.
It is also “A Way of Life.” The brotherhood of man under the fatherhood of God is primary — this means that its activities should always be designed to promote friendship, morality and brotherly love.
When you meet other Masons, the odds are very high indeed, that they will treat you as you would like to be treated.
www.dcgrandlodge.org   (301 words)

  
 Department of Corrections
OC completes installation of camera surveillance system at DC Jail designed to serve as a deterrent to violence and provide 24 hour continuous monitoring of the entire facility.
Mayor Announces the End of Court Intervention for DOC
The Department of Corrections is free of Consent Decrees and Oversight for the first time in 33 years.
doc.dc.gov /doc/site   (77 words)

  
 Washington DC City Pages: Government : Local : Washington DC : Services and Agencies
This directory points to the District of Columbia's government services and agencies.
US District Court for DC : United States of America v.
These consolidated civil antitrust actions alleging violations of the Sherman Act, §§ 1 and 2, and`` various state statutes by the defendant Microsoft Corporation, were tried to the Court, sitting`` without a jury, between October 19, 1998, and June 24, 1999.
dcpages.com /Government/Local/Washington_DC/Services_and_Agencies   (333 words)

  
 District of Columbia Resources
The offices listed on this resource sheet are primarily administrative offices for the District of Columbia.
Even if an office is not close to your home, they can usually put you in touch with resources in your community, as well as provide you with information and assistance about disability issues in the District of Columbia.
If you find that an address or number has changed or is incorrect, please e-mail us at nichcy@aed.org and let us know.
www.nichcy.org /stateshe/dc.htm   (501 words)

  
 Welcome to the University of the District of Columbia
You are getting ready to embark upon a virtual tour of the most unique institution in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area.
We are dedicated to providing educational opportunities for all who have the desire to become a part of this great institution.
Thank you for taking the time to visit the University of the District of Columbia's web site.
www.udc.edu   (270 words)

  
 Office of the Chief Financial Officer
The estimate for FY 2006, which begins October 1, is $51.7 million more than the estimate certified in June, bringing the total expected general fund revenues for FY 2006 to $4.751 billion.
District Urges Unclaimed Property Owners to Stake Their Claim to Millions in Unclaimed Cash and Stock
The Office of Finance and Treasury's list of unclaimed property collected during the past 10 months totals more than $25 million in cash and stock.
cfo.dc.gov   (103 words)

  
 United States District Court for the District of Columbia
United States District Court for the District of Columbia
Upon the opening of the U.S. Courthouse Annex on Tuesday, October 11, 2005, the 24 hour entrance to the U.S. Courthouse will change from the John Marshall Park entrance to the 3rd Street entrance to the building.
As a result, the U.S. District Court after-hours filing box will also be relocated to the 3rd Street entrance.
www.dcd.uscourts.gov   (200 words)

  
 District of Columbia Real Estate: Find Homes For Sale in District of Columbia - REALTOR.com
District of Columbia Real Estate: Find Homes For Sale in District of Columbia - REALTOR.com
Select an area using the map or the drop down menu.
Inquiries regarding the Code of Ethics should be directed to the board in which a REALTOR® holds membership.
www.realtor.com /districtofcolumbia/nbseldc.asp   (158 words)

  
 District of Columbia New Hire Reporting Program Home
District of Columbia New Hire Reporting Program Home
Learn more about the District of Columbia Directory of New Hires, view reporting forms and filing requirements, and access other online resources, at About DC New Hire Directory.
Employers that plan to export data from existing payroll or human resource software packages should refer to our Electronic Reporting section.
newhirereporting.com /dc-newhire   (156 words)

  
 District of Columbia: Department of Motor Vehicles - Services - On-Line Services   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
District of Columbia: Department of Motor Vehicles - Services - On-Line Services
Please Note: The DMV website will not be available for online transactions from 12 am until 7 am Sunday, September 25.
Online services are available from 6 am to 12 am, seven days a week.
dmv.dc.gov /serv/online.shtm   (126 words)

  
 Department of Consumer & Regulatory Affairs: District of Columbia Board of Accountancy
Department of Consumer & Regulatory Affairs: District of Columbia Board of Accountancy
The District of Columbia Board of Accountancy regulates people practicing as certified public accountants (CPAs) and professing expertise in accountancy in the District of Columbia.
The Board of Accountancy acknowledges the assistance and support of the Greater Washington Society of CPAs (GWSCPA) in providing this information to the profession and the public.
dcra.dc.gov /dcra/cwp/view,a,1342,q,600568,dcraNav_GID,1696,dcraNav,|33448|.asp   (103 words)

  
 The Medical Society of the District of Columbia (MSDC)
The Medical Society of the District of Columbia (MSDC)
MSDC is working with its allies and the City Council to protect the health of District residents by passing medical liability reform.
Become a member today to enjoy the full benefits.
www.msdc.org   (78 words)

  
 District of Columbia, United States current local time
District of Columbia, United States current local time
A comprehensive list of other locations in addition to District of Columbia, United States is also available which you can view current time by country name or by city name.
The current time in District of Columbia, United States is
www.worldtimeserver.com /current_time_in_US-DC.aspx   (292 words)

  
 District of Columbia
Washington, coextensive with the District of Columbia, was created as the permanent site for our capital by congress in 1790.
Whether traveling or relocating to Washington D.C., the best source for community information is the District of Columbia Chamber of Commerce.
Chamber of Commerce provides information for all of the District of Columbia Area.
www.2chambers.com /dc.htm   (247 words)

  
 District of Columbia: Board of Elections and Ethics: Main Page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
District of Columbia: Board of Elections and Ethics: Main Page
View the draft calendar of important dates and events in preparation for the 2006 Mayoral Primary Election.
The BOEE will conduct Training Sessions for candidates seeking to fill ANC Vacancies and Circulators for Nominating Petitions, and Circulators of Ballot Measure Petitions.
www.dcboee.org   (80 words)

  
 District of Columbia Hospital Association
Council of the District of Columbia Committee on Health Taskforce on Medical Malpractice Final Report and Press Release
DCHA Testimony Before The Committee on Health of the Council of the District of Columbia
Delmarva Foundation of the District of Columbia, Inc.
www.dcha.org   (81 words)

  
 FindLaw: State Resources: District of Columbia
District of Columbia Attorney, Lawyer and Law Firm Directory
Primary Materials - Cases, Codes and Regulations Includes links to District of Columbia constitution, code, and federal court opinions.
District of Columbia Online CLE From West LegalEdcenter.
findlaw.com /11stategov/dc   (287 words)

  
 Welcome to the District of Columbia Public Library
Welcome to the District of Columbia Public Library
The Foundation is a private, nonprofit 501(c)3 corporation working exclusively for the betterment of the District of Columbia Public Library.
The District's Newest Small Business Resource Is Online.
www.dclibrary.org   (479 words)

  
 Department of Employment Services
Unions will also recruit Distrrict residents with existing skills in the building trades as advanced apprentices and journey workers.
Compared to August 2004, the metropolitan area's civilian labor force rose by 96,200.
An estimated 1,200 new apprentices will be accepted in all trades through 2006.
www.does.dc.gov   (65 words)

  
 District of Columbia Courts   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Search for information about the District of Columbia Courts
The Joint Committee on Judicial Administration is the policy-making body for the D.C. Courts.
The mission of the District of Columbia Courts is to protect rights and liberties, uphold and interpret the law, and resolve disputes peacefully, fairly and effectively in the Nation's Capital.
www.dccourts.gov /dccourts   (70 words)

  
 Department of Health
These town hall meetings scheduled from August thru October will focus on health disparities in the African American community.
If you would like to file a food complaint against an establishment in the District of Columbia, please call (202) 535-2180 between the hours of 8:15 am and 4:45 pm.
Effective October 1, 2005, due to the new food regulations, establishments will be scored on points rather than percentages.
doh.dc.gov /doh/site/default.asp   (137 words)

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