The District of Columbia Office of the State Superintendent of Education (OSSE) announced the six winners of $1.5 million in new competitive grant funding to help public schools improve their capacity to serve students with disabilities.

“Two Rivers is thrilled to be selected as a recipient of the Special Education Enhancement Fund competitive grant,” said David Nitkin, Interim Executive Director of Two Rivers PCS. “With OSSE’s generous support, we will expand our ability to support high needs students with disabilities in an inclusion setting by piloting an Early Childhood classroom fully co-taught by a special education and general education teacher. This grant will also enable us to build a state-of-the-art sensory/resource room to support the diverse needs of our students.”

Special Education Enhancement Fund Competitive Grantees
Capital City Public Charter School
DC Public Charter School Cooperative, in partnership with Bridges Public Charter School, City Arts and Prep Public Charter School, Inspired Teaching Demonstration Public Charter School, and Lee Montessori Public Charter School
KIPP DC
Perry Street Prep Public Charter School
Two Rivers Public Charter School
Washington Global Public Charter School

You can learn more about the grant on OSSE’s website.