Videos

May 22, 2024

Capital One Delivers Again – Thank You!

As One World Education leads the largest writing program in Washington, DC schools for the 9th consecutive year, Capital One is a critical partner. Its associates have served as One World Board members, coaches, technical assistants, and mentors to One World students.  Still, if there is one Capital One activity that our students like best, […]

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News

May 14, 2024

Rosario Students Apply One World Lessons in Lobbying for Their Futures

Adult students from Carlos Rosario International Public Charter School testified last month at DC City Council hearings about the important role that adult education classes have played in their lives. Danielle Noubayamal fled political persecution in Chad. Her first days in the U.S. were difficult  “When you don’t have language, your world collapses,” she said. […]

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Events

April 29, 2024

The 2024 Middle School Challenge Winners

With 65 students presenting and our largest audience ever of parents, grandparents, brothers, sisters, and a few young cousins, One World lived up to its reputation as being one of the city’s premier education events. 6th-grader Raegen Coby of Friendship SE PCS silenced the joyful crowd with a stirring account of losing her father for […]

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Events

April 11, 2024

The 2024 Friendship SE Middle School Challenge Winners

At a time when so many educator meetings are focused on the persistent learning loss plaguing city schools, the students of Friendship SE Middle School sent a crystal clear message to the city: give us the right opportunities and we will soar. The winners of the April 10th Challenge are:

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News

February 21, 2024

New Afterschool Academy = Increased Enrollment & Learning

It was standing-room only at the One World Academy family orientation last week and our middle school students are now choosing their social justice topics to research. One student is writing about child abuse, having been abused as a child. Another is writing about the pervasive threat of carjacking. She hears her mother’s fear. A […]

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Events

January 25, 2024

One World Students Celebrate Learning with Creative Flair and Hard Evidence

Dressed in his E.L. Haynes HS soccer team t-shirt, 12th-grader Kevin deftly framed one of his biggest concerns for his attentive classmates. Why are European soccer players kings while their American counterparts are merely peasants? Kevin supported his argument with a long list of the highest-paid soccer players from around the world. He had one […]

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News

December 20, 2023

Fall 2023 Student Writing Book

Each spring and fall, One World publishes a book of essays from students participating in our afterschool programs. These essays are from the fall of 2023.  We will be publishing a new round of student writing during the spring of 2023 as well. So stay tuned!

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Videos

December 19, 2023

One World Student Highlights Her Daily Battles With Hunger

Tenth grader Luisa Orellana-Castillo from Banneker High School delivered one of this year’s most powerful presentations with a focus on bread-and-butter issues – literally. After cuts to federal food subsidies in March of 2023, she told us she never misses a chance to eat at school anymore. She doesn’t know how much food there will […]

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Events

December 4, 2023

The 2023 High School Challenge Winners

One World students shined with stunning performances at the High School Challenge on Friday night! The students demonstrated the research, writing, and speaking skills, and a passion for learning, that will serve them well in high school, college, and life. And the winners are:

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