Opinion: UDC is focused on the wrong students | Forest Hills Connection

August 12, 2020
  • D.C. Policy Center
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On August 12, 2020, the D.C. Policy Center’s article, State of D.C. Schools 2018-19, was cited by Forest Hills Connection:

In 2018, as UDC was rolling out its four-year strategic plan, 3,359 students graduated from DC public schools and charter schools. According to the DC Policy Center, 56% of those students went on to pursue a postsecondary education within six months. And with a number of area colleges and community colleges also competing for these students, the pool does not appear to be large enough to provide UDC with substantial growth.

Read more: Opinion: UDC is focused on the wrong students | Forest Hills Connection

Related: State of D.C. Schools 2018-19 | D.C. Policy Center

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