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Day 3_Using DTN Website


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Day 3_Using DTN Website

  1. 1.<br />1<br />Helping your students know what they need to do to get to college<br />
  2. 2. Double the Numbers DC<br />Brought to you by Double the Numbers DC, a coalition working to double the numbers of DC public and public charter school 9th graderswho:<br /><ul><li>finish high school within five years;
  3. 3. enroll in college; and
  4. 4. graduate from college in a timely fashion. </li></ul><br />2<br />
  5. 5. Double the Numbers DC<br />Partners include:<br /><ul><li>DC Mayor
  6. 6. DC City Council
  7. 7. Office of the State Superintendent of Education
  8. 8. DC Public Schools
  9. 9. DC Public Charter School Board
  10. 10. DC Board of Education
  11. 11. Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
  12. 12. College Success Foundation
  13. 13. Consortium of Universities of the Washington Metropolitan Area
  14. 14. DC Children and Youth Investment Trust Corporation
  15. 15. DC College Access Program
  16. 16. DC Public Charter School Association </li></ul>Other policymakers, college access providers, principals, teachers, counselors, parents, and business and community leaders<br />
  17. 17. Know what it takes to get to college<br />Students can:<br /><ul><li>Find out about scholarships.
  18. 18. Get step-by-step advice and checklists.
  19. 19. And more.</li></ul><br />4<br />
  20. 20. Find the money<br />An interactive search makes it easy to find scholarships.<br /><br />5<br />
  21. 21. Understand why college is important<br />An interactive quiz helps students understand the education they need to get the lifestyle they want.<br /><br />6<br />
  22. 22. Created specifically for students<br />Features video advice from students, parents, and others.<br /><br />7<br />
  23. 23. Stay on track<br />Grade-by-grade checklists help students stay on track.<br /><br />8<br />
  24. 24. Resources for CAPs and educators<br />Information on:<br /><ul><li>College Awareness Month.
  25. 25. Creating a college-going culture.
  26. 26. Activities you can do with your students.</li></li></ul><li>More than just a Web site<br />Stay up to date:<br /><ul><li>become a Facebook fan.
  27. 27. view videos on YouTube.</li></ul>And be sure to share with your students, friends, and family!<br /><br />10<br />
  28. 28. Visit the site<br /><br />For more information, contact:<br />Yvonne Green<br />Double the Numbers<br />College Success Foundation<br /><br />202.207.1818<br />