DC students face violence and transit delays on their commute to school | Greater Greater Washington

November 25, 2019
  • D.C. Policy Center
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On November 25, 2019, the D.C. Policy Center’s report, Access to schools that level the playing field for D.C.’s at-risk students, was cited by Greater Greater Washington:

On July 9, 2019 At-Large Councilmember David Grosso introduced the Safe Passage to School Expansion Act, which would create an Office of Safe Passage and provide shuttle buses from Metro stations to schools in areas with the fewest transportation options. For example, the D.C. Policy Center released a study showing a cluster of eight neighborhoods, most of which were east of the Anacostia River, where at-risk students did not have “easy geographical access” to leveler middle schools.

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