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.
A Next Generation Learning Challenge

Next Generation Learning Challenges and CityBridge Foundation are pleased to announce Breakthrough Schools: D.C., a Washington, D.C.-based grant competition open to educators and school leaders ready to design and launch new, whole-school learning models to better personalize learning for students.

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 here to read more about the strategy and learn how to request an invitation to see the full presentation.

D.C.'s Academic Growth Leads the Nation

D.C.'s public and charter schools lead the nation's urban cities in academic growth, according to the recently released Trial Urban District Assessment (TUDA). Click below to read a letter from Katherine Bradley, President of CityBridge Foundation, and see summary slides tracking the last seven years of D.C.'s progress.