At-risk students in DC don’t have access to the schools they need, according to new study | WUSA 9

September 30, 2019
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On September 30, 2019, the D.C. Policy Center’s article, Access to schools that level the playing field for D.C.’s at-risk students, was covered by WUSA 9:

Now, a new report by the D.C. Policy Center on school access shows hundreds of students can’t even get to the school that would best suit their needs.

Chelsea Coffin, the director of Center’s Education Policy Initiative who authored the study, said those who can get to school are lucky, as access becomes more limit.

Read more: At-risk students in DC don’t have access to the schools they need, according to new study | WUSA 9

Related: Access to schools that level the playing field for D.C.’s at-risk students | D.C. Policy Center

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