ERN Statement on Charter Teacher’s Pay

Mayor Bowser Delivers on Higher Educator Pay  

Contact: Cesar Toledo, 

Washington, D.C. (September 27, 2023) — In response to Mayor Bowser and OSSE’s distribution of more than $64 million to nearly 140 public charter schools in the first installment of the charter teacher pay program, Education Reform Now D.C., released the following statement:

“All students need great educators, and no matter which public school our students attend this year, their educators will receive historic pay raises and retroactive pay, “ said Jessica Giles, Executive Director of Education Reform Now D.C. “This year’s unprecedented investment in our educator workforce was possible because of Mayor Bowser and Chairman Mendelson’s commitment to equity and the retention of educators.” 

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About Education Reform Now D.C. 

ERN D.C. is a non-profit, non-partisan think tank and advocacy organization fighting for a just and equitable public education system for all students in Washington, D.C. We seek progress in D.C. Public Schools and public charter schools by developing and advocating for systemic change to eliminate racial inequity and discrimination.

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