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Helping Families Home Roadmap: A Report Card on DC’s Progress in Helping Homeless Families


The District has made improvements to services for homeless families in response to the crisis that occurred last winter, but progress has been uneven and large gaps remain. In April 2014, twenty-five organizations released a community plan – Helping Families Home: A Roadmap for the District – outlining their recommendations on what DC should do immediately to start […]


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The District's Dime

December 18th, 2014
Improving the Quality of Child Care One Neighborhood at a Time
Soumya Bhat

Education doesn’t begin at Pre-Kindergarten. The first years of a child’s life, starting at birth, are critically important to healthy development. If families who use child care are able to place their infants and toddlers in high-quality settings with a focus on child development, their children receive a solid foundation to succeed when they start […]

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