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Unlocking Opportunities: Services That Help Poor Children Succeed In the Classroom


DCFPI is launching a new series of issue briefs on the role our public schools can play in delivering key services – beyond classroom instruction – to help children living in poverty. The series takes a look at the non-classroom services and supports already being provided for children in high-poverty schools, and how the District […]


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The District's Dime

October 22nd, 2014
DC United and New Mayor Need to Play Fair with Community Benefits
Wes Rivers

It is common for large developments like a soccer stadium to include amenities that protect surrounding neighborhoods and provide benefits to area residents. Yet despite almost $200 million in proposed subsidies for a new stadium, the mayor and DC United recently dismissed nearly all of the requests made by community members for community benefits. The […]

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