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City Council Passes D.C. Promise Act
March 5, 2014
Today, the Council of the District of Columbia gave final approval to Bill 20-528, The D.C. Promise Establishment Act of 2013. The legislation, if signed by the Mayor, will substantial grants to students who graduate from a school in the District and plan to attend college or ...
DCPS announces $5 million satisfaction initiative; Chancellor’s Budget Address
February 26, 2014
Earlier this week, DCPS announced a $5 million effort to improve student satisfaction. All of the city’s 111 DCPS schools will be eligible to apply for funding. The school proposals will be required to lay out a plan to “make school a more enjoyable place” and ...
DC Council approves DC Promise Act; questions persist
February 10, 2014
Last week, the D.C. Council tentatively approved a plan to help DC high school graduates afford college. The DC Promise Act could provide District students with as much as $60,000 each to attend college. However, the fate of the legislation is still far from certain. Delegate Eleanor Holmes ...