(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.
Nov 28 2022
Mayor Bowser Announces Funding for 113 Nonprofit Organizations to Increase Out-of-School Time Programming for 15,000 Youth
(Washington, DC) – Today, Mayor Muriel Bowser announced 113 nonprofit organizations that will...
Sep 23 2022
(Washington, DC) – On Sunday, September 25 at 1:00 p.m., Mayor Muriel Bowser will lead the 50th...
Sep 21 2022
DC Workforce Investment Council Joins Indeed-led Coalition to Connect DC Residents to Jobs and Career Supports
(Washington, DC) – The DC Workforce Investment Council, the District’s business-led workforce board...
Sep 1 2022
Mayor Bowser Celebrates First Day of DCPS Pre-K at Modernized Historic Randle Highlands Early Learning Center
The Historic Randle Highlands Early Learning Center Is the Third DCPS Early Learning Center to Open...
Jul 27 2022
Mayor Bowser Encourages Families to Put Required Childhood Vaccinations on Their Back-to-School Lists
The Mayor encourages parents and caregivers to ensure that their children are up-to-date with their...
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...