CityBridge Foundation

CityBridge Foundation

Washington, DC can be the first large American city where poverty is not destiny: All our children, regardless of background, will achieve academically at high levels. Great schools can eliminate educational inequity and open a world of opportunity for every District child.

CityBridge Foundation

CityBridge Foundation

"Teachers are expected to reach unattainable goals with inadequate tools. The miracle is that at times they accomplish this impossible task."     Haim Ginott
CityBridge Foundation

CityBridge Foundation

Certain goals — such as mutual service or excellent education for all — can serve to unite all citizens, binding them together as one strong civic family.

CityBridge Foundation

CityBridge Foundation

"There’s just no way that in good conscience we can allow poverty to remain the dividing line between success and failure in this country."     Geoffrey Canada
CityBridge Foundation

CityBridge Foundation

"The great cathedrals did not grow skyward because their builders discovered new materials or suddenly found the necessary financial resources. Rather, they had a unique understanding of the human spirit that enabled them to use those materials in an entirely new way."     Billy Shore

Breakthrough Schools: D.C. winners announced!

On Saturday, December 6th, at the Education Innovation Summit, CityBridge Foundation announced its second cohort of Breakthrough Schools: D.C. winners. Click here to see the list and learn more about their plans to redesign school.

Thank you!

Thank you to all who attended the second annual Education Innovation Summit on Saturday, December 6, 2014, hosted by CityBridge Foundation and NewSchools Venture Fund. Click here for photos and more information.

Tools to 100 Schools: A ten-year strategy

Tools to 100 Schools is a roadmap to much faster student proficiency growth in Washington, D.C.'s public schools. Click below to read more about the strategy.