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May 2018 Newsletter

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DCSRN Successfully Wraps Up 2017-18 HQSC 

The common enrollment deadline was Tuesday May 1st, concluding the 2017-18 HQSC. DCSRN is excited to share that, based on preliminary numbers, the campaign has been successful for the seventh year in a row. This would not have been possible without the generous support of of individuals, foundations, and partners all over the District, who are passionate about access to quality education for all. The difference this work makes is real, and we could not thank you enough.    

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Options for Waitlisted Families

Though the enrollment deadline has passed, there is still a chance to come off the waitlist until October 2018. Want more options? Complete a post-lottery application and check out this list of schools that are Tier 1 and have waitlists of less than 100 students. Contact DCSRN for support with the post-lottery process today!    

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Partner With DCSRN

Are you a school that wants robust school choice support for your exiting families? Are you a community based organization that primarily works with school-aged children? DCSRN is seeking new recruitment partners for the 2018-19 HQSC! Please contact DCSRN if interested, or refer a school or organization that could benefit from HQSC services. 

Still on the fence? Hear from current partners as to why they value DCSRN's work, and discover why one family said "DCSRN made my son's education a priority."

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