On February 21, 2023, the D.C. Policy Center’s report, The role of school boundaries in the District of Columbia, was cited by The Washington Informer:
In January, the D.C. Policy Center released a report showing that most District students — nearly three out of four — opt to leave their neighborhood to attend either an out-of-boundary District public school, a citywide DCPS school or a charter school.
This especially happens during the middle and high school years. Parents in communities located in the eastern portions of the District, frustrated with the lack of specialized programs of their child’s by-right, neighborhood school, often seek public charter schools or application-based public schools in other parts of the District.
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Related: The role of school boundaries in the District of Columbia | D.C. Policy Center