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 2016


  • Benjamin Banneker High School
  • Calvin Coolidge High School
  • Capital City Public Charter School
  • Cesar Chavez Public Charter School- Capitol Hill
  • Eastern High School
  • E.L. Haynes Public Charter School
  • Frank W. Ballou High School
  • H.D. Woodson High School
  • McKinley Technology High School
  • Paul Laurence Dunbar High School
  • Richard Wright Public Charter School
  • The SEED School of Washington, DC
  • Woodrow Wilson High School
 

CHALLENGES


 

SPEAKERS


JUDGES