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The Numbers: A Failure to Address DC Childcare Crisis

Childcare is a critical part of our economy. A parent who can drop their child off in a quality childcare setting has peace of...

Summer Brings New Benefits and Wage Increases for District Workers

On July 1, 2020 the District became a better place to live, work, and raise a family. DC workers can now claim local paid leave benefits to attend to urgent family needs without...

Apply Recovery Principles to the District Budget

The pandemic is devastating District families and the local economy. Thousands of residents have tested positive for the virus, and hundreds have lost their...

Lots New At DC Public Schools

It may still be really hot, but the start of the school year means that, really, summer is over. Beyond fresh backpacks and school...

Cutting Residential Property Taxes Increases Inequality

At Mayor Bowser’s recent budget engagement forums, residents enthusiastically supported her suggestion of raising property taxes on DC’s most valuable homes to generate revenue...

Let’s Build on DC’s Progress in 2019

As we collectively utter, “I can’t believe this year is almost over,” it’s worth looking back at all that happened and start to think...

Time to Fully Fund Birth to Three

DC students are back in the classroom for a new school year, but as early childhood professionals will tell you, education begins long before...
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