The OWEd Writing Fair Experience

"I walked to the mic, took a deep breath…. and the rest is history." Read about Senior Benjamin Acquah's Writing Fair presentation experience.

An Inspiring Opportunity

See why one of our seniors was "truly inspired" after her experience with OWEd at the Global Good Fund Summit Dinner.

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Banish the Death Penalty

by Gerizim Perez

In her essay, Gerizim explores the pros and cons of the death penalty and argues why she thinks it should be abolished.

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Speaking Out on Stuttering

by Tahtierra Hall

Tahtierra discusses stuttering, a speech difficulty that she struggles with on a daily basis. She writes about how she has learned to cope and deal with peer issues. She also includes a poem she read to her whole school about facing your challenges.

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What We Do

One World Education is a teacher-created nonprofit organization in Washington, DC that offers a middle and high school Common Core-aligned writing program with proven results.



  • Check out the curriculum on Banish the Death Penalty.
  • View the curriculum on the Urban Public Schools Need Support.
  • Teacher Feature: Woodson High School 10th Grade teacher Meron Habte.


  • Read the student essay on the One World Experience
  • See the student essay called Banish the Death Penalty.
  • Read one of our seniors take-aways from an Inspiring Opportunity.
  • Check out the 2015 class of One World Student Ambassadors.
  • See the DC Seniors at the College & Career Writing Fair.