In a changing Mount Pleasant, Bancroft Elementary loses federal grant

Washington DC - Washington Post reports on gentrification affecting school's ability to retain Title I funding. "The shift comes after D.C. Public Schools changed the way it assesses Title I eligibility, but also reflects a transformation years in the making, which is familiar now to many longtime D.C. residents and natives — the neighborhood that surrounds Bancroft has become increasingly attractive to wealthier crowds in search of coveted row homes and lush public parks, pricing out lower-income families and reshaping local schools." Read more here.

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