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Left Behind: DC’s Economic Recovery Is Not Reaching All Residents


The road to economic recovery in DC has left many groups of residents behind. The District has recovered from recession-related job losses, but wage and job growth have been very uneven. Low-wage workers have seen their wages fall, while higher-wage workers have seen earnings grow by thousands of dollars per year. Workers with less than […]


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March 6th, 2015
Using Data and Evaluation to Improve DC’s Education Programs and Services
Soumya Bhat

Today, DCFPI is testifying before the Council Committee on Education about the performance of the Office of the State Superintendent of Education (OSSE). Highlights of our recommendations are below, and you can read our full testimony here. Explore the adequacy of services to students who are homeless: Given DC’s family homelessness crisis, providing educational continuity […]

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