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Rent and Utility Assistance for District Families
STAY DC is a financial assistance program for D.C. renters and housing providers who are looking for support to cover housing and utility expenses and offset the loss of income. Families can apply to receive money to help you pay for rent, gas, water, and electricity by visiting their website...
Center City Trinidad Math Teacher Develops Innovative PD
Center City PCS Trinidad math teacher, Brandyn Marshall sat down with DCPCSB for their "Who Do You Think You're Talking To?" vlog series to discuss her innovative math PD which she developed alongside her mother, a fellow math educator. The PD series teaches educators math vocabulary that...
Statement from our President and CEO on the events at the U.S. Capitol
Like so many others, I am struggling to process the riotous attack at the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday. We condemn this violent insurrection by armed domestic terrorists which was fueled by false and baseless election-related claims from the outgoing President and his Republican allies.   ...
Distance Learning to Continue through Quarter 2
We’ve decided that Center City will continue to provide instruction through distance learning through the end of Quarter 2 (1/27/21). Special circumstances may require us to invite select students to campuses for targeted, in-person instruction*. We will continue to monitor the health data to...
Families First DC Initiative Launches
Please visit https://cfsa.dc.gov/page/families-first-dc for more information about the Family First DC centers. ‘They help you’: DC launches new centers to support families in Wards 7, 8
Petworth Campus Featured on “The 74”
Writer Emily Langhorne of "The 74" visited our Petworth Campus. Check out what she had to say about the experience here: "Inside One of America’s First Catholic-to-Charter School Conversions: ‘Intentionally Small,’ Built Around Character & Thriving"
Principal Rachel Tommelleo Wins Milken Educator Award!
D.C. Principal Rachel Tommelleo Surprised With $25,000 Milken Educator Award October 26, 2018 By Jana Rausch Principal Rachel Tommelleo considers every student and teacher at Brightwood Campus as a member of her family. She started a "Brightwood families" program, in which every student is matched...

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