Education Forward DC works to advance quality and equity in DC public schools. Read the stories behind this transformation.
Reflecting on 5 Years of Education Forward DC
Reflecting on 5 Years of Education Forward DC In July 2021, Education Forward DC celebrated our five year anniversary. In that relatively short amount of time, our investment of over $40 million in more than 80 unique grantees to build greater equity for DC students has supported meaningful gains for DC’s public schools and the […]
Supporting emerging leaders committed to equity
We can’t build an education system that results in success for Black and brown students without new leaders who are committed to better outcomes for them. In 2022, Education Forward DC supported the DC expansion of the Surge Academy as part of our work to develop the next generation of Black and Latinx education leaders. […]
Developing the next generation of innovators
At Digital Pioneers Academy (DPA), tenth grader Caron Owens spends a lot of his time experimenting, building, and creating, inside the classroom. Learning animation design, building robots, and writing code, are just a few of the skills he has learned as a scholar at the computer science immersion program for middle and high school students. […]