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A First Look at Mayor Gray’s Budget


Bolstered by a local economy that continues to grow, Mayor Gray’s fiscal year 2015 budget proposal makes key investments in a number of critical areas: education, health care, cash assistance for families with children, and affordable housing. Yet one area of services for our city’s most vulnerable families—those in emergency shelter or on the brink […]


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April 16th, 2014
Our Thoughts for Tomorrow’s DC Public Schools Budget Hearing
Soumya Bhat

Tomorrow, DCFPI will join over 60 witnesses to testify at the DC Council’s budget hearing for DC Public Schools (DCPS). There are several promising proposed changes to the school funding formula this year, including a two percent increase to the base level, a new supplement weight for at-risk students, and increased local resources for adult, […]

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