DC Council Takes Major Step Toward Funding Birth to Three
The DC Council took the first big step toward funding Birth-to-Three for All, the District’s landmark early learning law. Councilmember Charles Allen introduced a budget amendment to the Committee of the Whole that would fund early educator compensation increases and support other public good programs.
New: DC Kids Count 2021 Ward Snapshots!
A valuable tool for community leaders, advocates, and policymakers that provides the best available District-level and ward-level indicators of child well-being. The ward-level data clearly show the legacy of redlining, segregation, and systemic underinvestment in communities of color.
Let’s work together to break down structural barriers that stand in the way of all kids reaching their full potential.