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April 2019 Newsletter

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Virtual School Tour:

Benjamin Banneker Academic High School

DCSRN recently launched the virtual school tour of Benjamin Banneker Academic High School, a quality DCPS selective admissions high school located in Ward 1. Take the tour and sit in on a geometry class, watch students engage in a Socratic seminar in AP World History, and find out why parents and students say they value the rigor of Banneker.  

Watch the tour →


Common Enrollment Deadline: May 1st

If your child received a match through the DC common lottery, you have until Wednesday, May 1st to complete enrollment and secure your child's seat for the 2019-20 school year. To enroll, fill out the school's enrollment forms online and remember to present your proof of DC residency and completed My School DC seat acceptance form at your child's school in-person.

Waitlisted at all schools and want more options? Complete a post-lottery application and contact DCSRN to get support today!  

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ICYMI: Great Articles in Education


     What You Need to Know About the DC School Lottery


      3 Areas Where Ferebee’s Work in Indianapolis Could Help Him Succeed as D.C. Chancellor


        How Engaging At-Risk Parents With Early Home Visits Can Teach Them to Work With Their Schools for Their Kids’ Success


          With the Right Team of Adults Behind Her, My Autistic Child Is Killing It at School


            D.C.’s New Middle School in Booming Takoma Reflects City’s Strategy for Retaining Students

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