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WASHINGTON D.C. 2015


In it’s second year, the Aspen Challenge: Washington, DC took shape at the local level. Sixteen teams from across the city convened at Frank W. Ballou High School for a day of meaningful dialogue about topical issues and received challenges issued by leaders in an array of fields.

WASHINGTON D.C. 2015


In it’s second year, the Aspen Challenge: Washington, DC took shape at the local level. Sixteen teams from across the city convened at Frank W. Ballou High School for a day of meaningful dialogue about topical issues and received challenges issued by leaders in an array of fields.

D.C. PUBLIC SCHOOLS & DC PUBLIC CHARTER SCHOOL BOARD

In its second year, the Aspen Challenge: Washington, DC took shape at the local level. Thirteen teams from across the city convened at Frank W. Ballou High School for a day of meaningful dialogue about topical issues and received challenges issued by leaders in an array of fields. Read on to learn more about the 2016 programming.

 

PARTNERS


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District of Columbia Public Schools (DCPS) is one of two partners in the Aspen Challenge's third city, Washington, DC. DCPS's purpose is to ensure that every one of tis schools provides a world-class education that prepares all of its students, regardless of background or circumstance, for success in college, career, and life.  The district's Capital Commitment, a five-year strategic plan, provides a roadmap for building DCPS into a high-quality, vibrant school district that earns the confidence of its community.

 

District of Columbia Public Charter School Board (DCPCSB) is one of two partners in the Aspen Challenge. Their vision is to lead the transformation of public education in DC and serve as the national role model for charter school authorizing and accountability.

 

 

PARTICIPATING SCHOOLS 2015


  • WASHINGTON METORPOLITAN HIGH SCHOOL
  • EASTERN HIGH SCHOOL
  • THURGOOD MARSHALL ACADEMY*
  • BENJAMIN BANNEKER HIGH SCHOOL
  • E.L. HAYNES PUBLIC CHARTER SCHOOL
  • PAUL LAURENCE DUNBAR HIGH SCHOOL
  • PHELPS ARCHITECTURE, CONSTRUCTION, AND
  • ENGINEERING HIGH SCHOOL
  • THE SEED SCHOOL OF WASHINGTON, DC*
  • CALVIN COOLIDGE HIGH SCHOOL
  • CAPITAL CITY PUBLIC CHARTER SCHOOL*
  • COLUMBIA HEIGHTS EDUCATION CAMPUS
  • MCKINLEY TECHNOLOGY HIGH SCHOOL
  • WASHINGTON LATIN PUBLIC CHARTER SCHOOL*
  • WOODROW WILSON HIGH SCHOOL
  • ANACOSTIA HIGH SCHOOL
  • CESAR CHAVEZ PUBLIC CHARTER SCHOOL FOR PUBLIC POLICY*
  • DUKE ELLINGTON SCHOOL OF THE ARTS
  • FRANK W. BALLOU HIGH SCHOOL
  • H.D. WOODSON HIGH SCHOOL

WASHINGTON DC CHALLENGES 2015 Partner


WASHINGTON DC CHALLENGES 2015 Partner


WASHINGTON DC CHALLENGES 2015


 

Chris Plutte

I challenge you, the students of Washington DC, to leverage technology and design a platform to engage with youth from around the world. This platform should be scalable and convince high school students, and society at large, that engaging with people from different cultures should be the norm.

Eric Dawson

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Jose Andres

By focusing on the appetites of your generation, I challenge you to come up with an irresistible food concept that features all natural fruits, vegetables and sustainable meats and fish.

Jo- Ann Tan

I challenge you to create and test a business idea that will help address a problem of poverty within your community.

 

WASHINGTON D.C. PARTNER


Featured presenters at past  Aspen Challenge Opening Forums in Washington, DC.

WASHINGTON D.C. PARTNER


Featured presenters at past  Aspen Challenge Opening Forums in Washington, DC.

WASHINGTON D.C. SPEAKERS 2015


 


WASHINGTON D.C. JUDGES 2015