July 15, 2020

Individual Donor Campaign Key to One World’s Pandemic Response

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 […]

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July 13, 2020

One World Pandemic Response Project Progresses Rapidly

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 […]

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June 19, 2020

Our Students’ Voices Echo Street Protests

For the young people who work with One World, the unaddressed police brutality and stark inequality fueling this week’s protests across the nation has been a daily reality for most of their young lives. It’s startling to go back in our library of student writing to see they have indeed been telling us this for a […]

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May 14, 2020

The Winners are… the City and its Students

We are absolutely thrilled with a public outpouring of more than 3,000 votes!! Our students know that their voices have been heard. Thank you! Public Vote Winners Traditionally-Judged Winners Middle School Video High School Video   Middle School Essay   High School Essay

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March 12, 2020

One World Challenge COVID-19 Update

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 […]

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September 4, 2019

Banneker, One World, and Me

I was standing in front of my fellow Banneker students and DC council members, demanding we get the new high school we’d been promised. I wanted the city to recognize us. We were high-performing students. None of us were rich. Still, we had been achieving excellence every day in an old, beat-up building. It did […]

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