(Washington, DC) – In recognition of National College Signing Day, the Mayor Bowser Administration led by the Department of Employment Services (DOES) celebrated graduating high school students in the District who have made commitments to become apprentices. Modeled after Former First Lady Michelle Obama’s Reach Higher Initiative, DOES’ Signing Day will honor six District students who will sign apprenticeship offer letters with local trade associations.
Mar 18 2021
Mayor Bowser Awards $2.9 Million in Grants to Community Organizations Providing Summer Programming for District Youth
(Washington, DC) – Today, Mayor Muriel Bowser awarded $2.92 million to 38 community-based...
Dec 21 2020
Grant Program Will Advance Much-Needed Return to In-Person Instruction, Contribute to Equitable...
Dec 18 2020
Mayor Bowser Announces Additional $2.8 Million in Financial Supports for the District’s Child Care Sector
District Launches Emergency Grants for Providers and Increases Subsidy Payment Amounts
Aug 11 2020
Study examines four key components of the public school funding formula, District's best tool...
Aug 2 2020
(Washington, DC) – District families are still able to apply the DC Opportunity Scholarship Program...
Jun 1 2021
Dear District Families, Without any doubt, this has been a year like no other for our schools. We...
Aug 22 2017
August 22, 2017 To Our DC Community, We are extremely excited about the back to school season!...
Mar 10 2017
Keeping DC Schools Safe for All Families and Students
May 23 2016
Letter from Deputy Mayor for Education Jennifer Niles to Councilmembers and State Board of Education on Lead in Schools
May 18, 2016 Dear Councilmembers and State Board of Education Members, I am writing to provide an...