On September 30, 2019, the D.C. Policy Center’s report, Access to schools that level the playing field for D.C.’s at-risk students, was covered by DCist:
Several public elementary and middle schools in D.C. have a strong track record of helping students classified as at-risk improve their learning outcomes—but many neighborhoods with the highest concentration of at-risk students lack easy access to those schools, according to a new report from the D.C. Policy Center.
The report, written by the center’s Education Policy Initiative director Chelsea Coffin, defines “leveler schools” as schools that meet their “at-risk growth target” for improving test scores on the annual state report card, and includes both public and charter schools.
Read more: Many Of D.C.’s At-Risk Students Are Too Far Away From The Schools Most Likely To Help Them | DCist
Related: Access to schools that level the playing field for D.C.’s at-risk students | D.C. Policy Center