Monthly Archives: March 2014

Unleveraged Resources

Public schools cannot solve all of DC’s problems. They are, however, unique in their ability to touch the large majority of DC’s children and families. DC also has a large nonprofit community. Admittedly, there is a tremendous variety both in terms of program focus and program quality. In recent years, schools have worked to vet […]

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Why We Write

On Sunday, The New York Times featured a piece by Walter Dean Myers on the lack of people of color in children’s books. Mr. Myers, in part, uses examples from his own life to lend credence to an old adage: If you can’t see it, you can’t be it. For years, youth workers have used […]

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