(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.
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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...
Jul 26 2022
Mayor Bowser Announces $500,000 in Scholarships to Support District Families With Access to Out-of-School Time Programming
The Mayor encouraged District families to apply for scholarships to participate in approved out-of-...
Jul 7 2022
$3.4 Million Career Coach DC Program to Serve Over 5,000 Residents Annually with Personalized...
Jul 6 2022
Mayor Muriel Bowser will launch the Career Coach DC program and highlight...
Jun 6 2022
Mayor Bowser Announces Expanded Efforts to Encourage Families to Vaccinate Children Ahead of Upcoming School Year
The District will offer expanded immunization access and more.
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...