To support at-risk students, DC must invest | The DC Line

January 31, 2020
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On January 31, 2020, the D.C. Policy Center’s report, 2018-19 State of D.C. Schools, was highlighted in an op-ed in The DC Line:

Mayor Bowser’s administration has made historic investments in our education system designed to better serve students across the city. A recent report from the D.C. Policy Center suggests that those investments have paid off: Enrollment is growing in both traditional and charter public schools, a sign that public trust in our education system is increasing. Meanwhile, students are scoring higher on standardized tests, with the city’s fourth- and eighth-grade students making significant gains on the National Assessment of Educational Progress exams in 2019, even as results across the country mostly fell or remained flat.

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Related2018-19 State of D.C. Schools | D.C. Policy Center

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