“In considering how to best support DC Public Schools, it was incredibly valuable to have an independent, professionally managed fund to help us identify a project aligned to our giving strategy and serve as an accountable steward of our funds.”
- Michela English, President and CEO, Fight For Children
Do More 24 Website Delays June 6, 2013
Due to the sheer number of donations received, the Do More 24 website is experiencing severe delays and is periodically unavailable. United Way of the National Capital Area is currently working to correct these issues. If you are unable to donate on the Do More 24 website, please give via our website. All contributions will be credited to our efforts. It's not too late to give and help us DO MORE!
Do More on June 6th June 3, 2013
DC Public Education Fund is proud to join the Do More 24 movement! Powered by United Way of the National Capital Area (UWNCA), this innovative, 24-hour online fundraiser will raise much-needed funding for nonprofits throughout the Washington, DC region on Thursday, June 6th.
We need your help with three things:
1. Bookmark this link and show your support with a gift to DC Ed Fund on June 6th2. Follow us on Facebook and Twitter at @DCEdFund and keep the conversationg going with #domore243. RSVP and join us on June 6th for a STEM-themed Happy Hour hosted by DC Ed Fund's Young Professionals Committee
Teacher Appreciation Week May 2, 2013
Teacher Appreciation Week is May 6 through May 10, and the Education Fund encourages everyone to honor DC Public Schools' extraordinary educators. We know that teachers play a crucial role in making sure every student, regardless of circumstance, receives a quality education.
Results of the Annual Survey April 15, 2013
At DC Public Education Fund, we deeply value our relationships with our key partners—both donors and DC Public Schools’ senior leaders. In order to measure our effectiveness and performance as viewed by our colleagues, we surveyed both groups at the close of Fiscal Year 2012 (9/30/12).
Innovation at Hart Middle School February 11, 2013
Tom Vander Ark's Innovation blog post in Ed Week highlights the Education Fund's Role in securing $1 million in funding to bring the innovative Teach to One curriculum to Hart Middle School.
Roberta Flack Headlines Standing Ovation Event at the Kennedy Center Tonight January 14, 2013
Tonight, the DC Public Education Fund will host the third annual A Standing Ovation to celebrate DC Public Schools’ (DCPS) Highly Effective teachers and leaders. Joined by city officials and the business, education, arts, and philanthropic communities at The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Roberta Flack will headline the event honoring the work and dedication of these special attendees.
Chancellor Responds to Test Impropriety Allegations January 8, 2013
DC Public Education Fund is committed to working with DCPS to ensure continued transparency on these issues, and to address the ongoing challenges to understanding how our students are achieving in the classroom.