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Going, Going, Gone: DC’s Vanishing Affordable Housing


Rapidly rising housing costs led to a substantial loss of low-cost rental housing in the District over the last decade, yet there was little growth in wages for many residents, which means that rent is increasingly eating away at household budgets. As the District’s high cost of living continues to outpace incomes, more and more […]


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April 23rd, 2015
New Data Tool Shows Need for Consistent Policies and Stable Funding Across DC Public Schools
Soumya Bhat

The differences among DCPS schools in their “per-student” funding – a metric closely watched by parents and policymakers alike – may not be as great as you thought, based on a new interactive online tool released today by a coalition that includes DCFPI and S.H.A.P.P.E. The new data visualization tool compares each school’s “general education” […]

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