Washington DC Schools

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Low-Income Kids Widely Absent From Pre-K

Cities are spending millions of dollars on early education for their neediest children; but in many places, those kids are not showing up.

03/31/2015

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DC Teachers Visit Students’ Homes

Teachers in the DC district’s new Family Engagement Partnership visit students’ homes in an effort to improve engagement and raise achievement.

03/30/2015

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Parents And Kids Learning Side By Side

Some educators in low-income areas are trying to improve children’s prospects by teaching their mothers right along side them. It’s working.

08/13/2014

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Traditional Schools Adopt The Charter Model

The Houston public schools are the first in the country to test whether strategies proven successful in high-performing urban charter schools can help raise achievement in traditional schools.

09/19/2011

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Mentoring: As Good As It Gets

Education Week reports on the ACE Mentor Program of Greater Washington, DC, part of national ACE, which exposes high school students to STEM areas — science, technology, engineering and math.

03/29/2011