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Parents, students and school officials voiced their support for legislation that would keep District schools open after-hours to provide medical services and learning opportunities to the surrounding low-income communities.

Learning Centers

D.C. Councilman Michael Brown

The Community Schools Incentive Amendment Act of 2011, written by D.C. Councilman Michael Brown, D-at large, would partner five public schools with community organizations to provide mental health services, tutoring, adult classes in nutrition and literacy, and more initiatives to combat the effects of poverty.

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Building Our Competitive Edge:

How Adult Education Leverages Multi-System Partnerships

for Student Success

February 8, 2012

1539 Longworth House Office Building

Washington, DC  20515

2:45 pm — 4:00 pm

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Policy Brief Discusses Slight Enrollment Decline, 17 Percent Increase in Pell Grant Need

WASHINGTON, Dec. 20, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Record-breaking enrollment increases have been the norm at community colleges for the last four years, but now, it appears that enrollment is leveling off. According to a new policy brief released today by the American Association of Community Colleges (AACC), there has been an enrollment decrease of almost one percent since fall 2010.

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Adult Ed graduates reach for goals

WEST HARTFORD – Proud families and friends looked on as the West Hartford Adult Education program honored twenty-three graduates of its high school completion programs in a ceremony at the Town Hall Auditorium on November 16.

Assistant Superintendent Tom Moore addressed the graduates, noting that their perseverance to attain their goals in spite of adversity is an inspiration to all who attend this ceremony. State Department of Education Consultant Ajit Gopalakrishan welcomed the graduates to the start of the next level of attainment, the post secondary education that many of them will pursue.

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