At this session, we will explore how mental health impacts academic performance and how young people’s mental health needs can be most effectively met in school settings.
Over the past 20 years, billions of dollars have been spent on reforms like raising teacher quality and promoting school choice, with little to show for it in terms of large-scale improvement. One reason is that we haven’t paid enough attention to what is being taught.
In the final program in WRAG's 2017 public education learning series, we will explore what it takes to ensure that all young people graduate on-time from high school, fully prepared with the skills they need for college or employment.
Local funders are invited to a special briefing with Dr. Amanda Alexander, interim chancellor of DC Public Schools, and Ahnna Smith, interim deputy mayor for education.
There is growing recognition of the critically important role that teachers of color play in improving educational outcomes for students of color. However, nationally, and here in our region, the teacher workforce doesn’t reflect the demographics of their classrooms.
Decades of racist policies and practices have created racially and economically segregated public schools, across the country, as well as here in our region.
DC education and youth development funders are invited to a special briefing with Dr. Amanda Alexander, interim chancellor of DC Public Schools, and Ahnna Smith, interim deputy mayor for education.
At the final session in this year’s Public Education Learning Series, we will hear from experts and practitioners in building relationships between schools and families.