One World Education News

July 15, 2020
On July 1, One World launched its 50 in 50 Campaign to pay for its Pandemic Response Project.  Bad times have brought out the best in One World supporters. Two weeks into the campaign, One World is more than halfway to its goal, having raised more than $26,000 of funding that is being matched dollar for dollar by One World’s foundation supporters. Learn more. Read more
July 6, 2020
The DC Office of the State Superintendent announced earlier this week that One World will receive one of its coveted OSSE SOAR grants for the fifth consecutive year. OSSE funding will underwrite One World working with ten schools and more than 2,000 students.  Read more
July 1, 2020
One World is racing to be 100% remote learning ready for the first day of school. For a full description of One World’s Pandemic Response Project (PRP), read more. Get the latest updates here. July 13th New student journals are hot off the presses. Production has started on One World videos. Teachers are working round the clock to have exciting new topics ready for students. Some New Topics Grade 5/6 - School Issues Examples: Cell Phones,... Read more
March 12, 2020
Dear One World Community, Nothing is more important than the safety of our students. Like everyone else, we are following the developing COVID-19 situation carefully. In the best interest of our community, we have decided not to hold the One World Challenge on March 31st. We are closely monitoring developments and will be back in touch before the end of the month after further exploring all possible options for making the best of what is a disappointing and challenging situation for us all. We... Read more
October 31, 2019
Eric Goldstein, seen here with Librarian of Congress Carla Hayden, speaks at an October 31, 2019 conference celebrating 15 organizations honored for their  implementation of “best practices” in promoting literacy by the Library of Congress Literacy Awards Program. At the Best Practices Conference, 2019 winners and best practice honorees made presentations and shared best practices.  Since 2013, the Library of Congress Literacy Awards Program has awarded $1.9... Read more
October 22, 2019
We met our $50,000 Challenge after... A Night of Great Music  Thank you Marshall Keys and Blue Dot Jazz Troupe...      Delicious Food Thank you Root & Stem and the Chocolate House...      Wonderful Conversation      And Some Serious Fundraising!      Read more
August 29, 2019
One World Education and 14 other organizations promoting literacy were honored for their “best practices” by the Library of Congress. In response to the announcement by the Library of Congress Literacy Awards Program, Eric Goldstein, founder and chief executive officer of One World Education, issued the following statement: “I cannot imagine a better way to start the new school year than with this national recognition for our impact on students’ writing in the nation’s... Read more
October 19, 2018
A Night of Great Music  Thank you String Queens...       ... and Blue Dot Jazz Troupe      Wonderful Conversation      And Some Serious Fundraising!        For more photos, watch our video recap!      Read more
September 19, 2018
One World is delighted to announce that is has been named one of three finalists in the 2018 Mayor’s Arts Awards for Excellence in the Humanities! One World shares this honor with writer Tara Campbell and the African American Civil War Museum. The Mayor’s Arts Awards are the most prestigious honors conferred by the city on individual artists, teachers, nonprofit organizations, and patrons of the arts. Artists and Organizations are recognized in six categories: Excellence in Visual... Read more
August 29, 2018
One World is delighted to report that Margie Yeager, Cherrelle Swain, and Brian Kildee all have agreed to join its board of directors. Margie is the Director of Advocacy and Policy at Chiefs for Change, where she directs the strategy and thought leadership for its policy and advocacy in support of its bipartisan coalition of state and district members. Cherrelle is the Associate Director for Strategic Partnerships and Outreach at CityBridge Education, where she develops the talent pipeline... Read more