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Higher Achievement Awarded Prestigious Washington Post Charities Grant

This week, Washington Post Charities awarded Higher Achievement a grant of $30,000 to further afterschool and summer programming. Since 2009, the Washington Post has partnered with the Robert R. McCormick Foundation to offer a limited number of grants ranging from … Continue reading

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DC Office Hosts New Director of VISTA, Paul Monteiro

To help our scholars and staff prepare their speeches for Higher Achievement’s Green Apple Awards ceremony, our DC Metro office had a very special coach: the new Director of AmeriCorps VISTA, Paul Monteiro. Mr. Monteiro chose Higher Achievement as his first-ever VISTA … Continue reading

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THE RECORD BREAKING HIGHER ACHIEVEMENT GOING PLACES GALA HONORS CAPITAL ONE AND SHINES A LIGHT ON THE ACADEMIC SUCCESSES OF ITS MIDDLE SCHOOL STUDENTS

October 22nd, 2013 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                CONTACT:  Jacquelyn Horstmann             202-375-7709; 703-615-7667 jhorstmann@higherachievement.org *** MEDIA ADVISORY *** THE RECORD BREAKING HIGHER ACHIEVEMENT GOING PLACES GALA HONORS CAPITAL ONE AND SHINES A LIGHT ON THE ACADEMIC SUCCESSES OF ITS MIDDLE SCHOOL STUDENTS  … Continue reading

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Teaming Up: Nationals Announce Higher Achievement Partnership

WASHINGTON NATIONALS YOUTH BASEBALL ACADEMY PARTNERS WITH HIGHER ACHIEVEMENT TO LAUNCH ACADEMIC PROGRAM AT INTERIM SITE Program will provide youth development support to students in neighborhoods east of the Anacostia River October 9th, 2013 — Washington, D.C. –– The Washington … Continue reading

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WUSA 9’s JC Hayward Salutes Higher Achievement

WUSA’s JC Hayward featured Higher Achievement on her Hero Central segment. Higher Achievement graduate Adam Workineh and DC Metro Executive Director Katherine Roboff were interviewed for the piece. Workineh, who now attends the selective School without Walls, said his passion … Continue reading

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