DC Policy Center

Fast facts about the #PreferenceEquity legislation

Margie Yeager is a Partner with our Advocacy grant making team. This week, DC Council unanimously passed legislation to create a lottery preference for at-risk students (students who are in foster care, experience homelessness, receive food support via SNAP and TANF, or — for high school students — who are …

DC Education Equity Fund

Devices, internet access, and groceries for DC’s students

Sean is the senior manager for strategy and impact at Education Forward DC. A partnership between Education Forward DC, the DC Public Education Fund, and Greater Washington Community Foundation launched the DC Education Equity Fund in March to ensure that students had the resources to continue to learn from home …

DC Policy Center

What if equity was a part of accessing great schools?

Margie Yeager is a Partner with our Advocacy grant making team. A new report from the DC Policy Center demonstrates what it would mean to preference equity for at-risk students in the MySchoolDC lottery. (Education Forward DC is a funder of the DC Policy Center and funded this report.) At-Risk …