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December 2017 Newsletter

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DCSRN's 2017-2018 Annual Report

DCSRN's 2017-2018 Annual Report, which details the success of last year's High Quality Schools Campaign (HQSC), is now available! Read about DCSRN's work supporting families in navigating the DC school application process, learn about the DC public school choice landscape, see how far DCSRN has come since the pilot campaign, and much more.

Read the report →


DC Common Application Opens 

There’s still time to refer families that could benefit from DCSRN’s support and services! Through My School DC, the common lottery application becomes available for all grades on Monday, December 11th, and students can rank and apply to up to 12 schools across the District. 

Refer a family →


Join DCSRN at EdFEST 2017!

The public school choice application season is nearly here! EdFEST, DC's only citywide public school fair, will give families an opportunity to explore the city’s many public school options (PK3-12) for their children. The event is scheduled for Saturday, December 9th, 2017 from 11:00am to 3:00pm at the DC Armory.

Representatives from DC Public Schools and DC public charter schools will showcase their programs. EdFEST will also feature many free services from the Department of Health and fun activities hosted by the Department of Parks and Recreation for the whole family. Stop by Booth 2507 to visit DCSRN - we look forward to seeing you there!  

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ICYMI: Great Articles in Education


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        $1.25 Million Upward Bound Grant to Help DC Students Become Ready for College


          A Thriving Parent Center Sends Test Scores and Parent Involvement Soaring


            For Public School Choice, Focus on Reality - Not Rhetoric 

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