Results (8)

D.C. Policy Center Announces Major Initiative: “Competitiveness and Business Dynamics: A Study of the Changing Role of the District in the Washington Metropolitan Area”

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Aimee Custis Director of External Relations (202) 223-2233 ext. 306 July 8, 2019 WASHINGTON, D.C. — The D.C. Policy Center announced today that it is embarking on a major research project on regional business patterns and overarching competitive dynamics in the Washington metropolitan area. The research, a…

July 8, 2019 | D.C. Policy Center

Updated data suggests despite D.C.’s slowing population growth, school enrollment still expected to increase­

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 20, 2019 CONTACT: Chelsea Coffin, Director, Education Policy Initiative (202) 223-2233   WASHINGTON, D.C. – Released today, an updated report using new data from 2018 indicates that despite the District of Columbia’s slowdown in population growth, enrollment is expected to continue to increase, as births have stabilized…

May 20, 2019 | D.C. Policy Center

Landscape of Diversity in D.C. Public Schools, Press Release

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Analysis of Diversity in D.C. Schools Finds Little Overlap Between Racial and Economic Diversity New data shows a diversifying Washington region, but diversity is hard to find school by school in the District of Columbia. A new report, “Landscape of Diversity in D.C. Public Schools”, by D.C. Policy Center…

December 17, 2018 | Chelsea Coffin

Will Children of Current Millennials Become Future Public School Students?, Press Release

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Analysis of D.C. Families Indicates Middle & High School Enrollment Could Turn a Corner — If Millennials Can Afford to Stay in the City Enrollment in DC public schools is expected to increase by 21,100 students from the end of school year 2016-17 to 2026-27. Most growth will occur…

September 18, 2018 |

Schools in the Neighborhood, Press Release

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Analysis of School Enrollment Finds Few Predictable Pathways Through 12th Grade for D.C. Families Three-quarters of all public school students living in the Wilson High School feeder pattern attend their in-boundary school, but elsewhere in D.C., a nearly equal share go out of boundary or choose charters. WASHINGTON,…

April 17, 2018 | D.C. Policy Center

Taking Stock of the District’s Housing Stock: Capacity, Affordability, and Pressures on Family Housing

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Taking Stock of the District’s Housing Stock: Capacity, Affordability, and Pressures on Family Housing   Washington, D.C., March 27, 2018—A new report from the D.C. Policy Center provides the first comprehensive picture of the District’s housing stock and how well it is equipped to support a diverse city…

March 27, 2018 | D.C. Policy Center

Announcing Education Policy Initiative

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   ANNOUNCING EDUCATION POLICY INITIATIVE   WASHINGTON, D.C. October 26, 2017 – The D.C. Policy Center is growing and now launching its new Education Policy Initiative to study how the city’s education policies, demographic changes, housing options, and transportation intersect. Since its establishment in 2016, the D.C. Policy Center…

October 26, 2017 | D.C. Policy Center

New report on out-of-school time programs shows gaps between needs and capacity

 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE New report from the D.C. Policy Center finds that many children and youth participate in out-of-school time programs in the District, but there are gaps and mismatches between needs and capacity The report reviews capacity and need for afterschool and summer programs and identifies program gaps across the city….

October 24, 2017 | D.C. Policy Center