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Rocketship charter school breaks ground in D.C.


The fast-growing high-tech charter school network, which is based in California, will open in D.C. even though a lawsuit halted its expansion in San Jose.

High-tech charter school to open in D.C.'s poorest area


Rocketship Charter School, based in San Jose, Calif., will open its 12th school in one of the poorest neighborhoods of D.C. in the 2016 school year.