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October 23, 2015 / Ciara Myers, Editor

Friday roundup – October 19 through October 23, 2015

THIS WEEK IN PHILANTHROPY
 – WRAG president Tamara Lucas Copeland was profiled on the 2030 Group’s blog and discussed WRAG’s supportive role in the Roadmap Initiative. (2030 Group, 10/14)

THIS WEEK IN EDUCATION 
– Enrollment is up in D.C. public schools for the seventh year in a row after decades of steady decline, signaling a possible shift in parent confidence in the school system. (WaPo, 10/20)

– New data show a four percent increase in D.C. public school graduation rates. (DCist, 10/19)

– A study measuring efforts of U.S. high schools in teaching financial literacy gave each state a grade. Virginia earned an “A”; Maryland earned a “B”; and the District received an “F”.  (WBJ, 10/20)

THIS WEEK IN THE ENVIRONMENT
– Montgomery County is set to launch its biggest-ever solar initiative. (WBJ, 10/19)

THIS WEEK IN FOOD
 As Schools Buy More Local Food, Kids Throw Less Food in the Trash (NPR, 10/20)


WRAG’S COMMUNITY CALENDAR
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It’s Friday! Before you get out there and put on your dancing shoes, see if you can identify these moves.

– Ciara

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