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

DCFPI has launched a 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 could more strategically […]

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The District's Dime

November 24th, 2014
In Memory of Marion Barry, Jr.
Ed Lazere

We at the DC Fiscal Policy Institute mourn the passing of Marion Barry, Jr., an unparalleled champion for the dignity and well-being of DC residents. Mayor Barry understood and sympathized with District residents who struggle to make ends meet.  He gave a voice to those who often feel powerless and ignored. Among numerous accomplishments, he gave many DC […]

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