One World Program

Students Write About Social Justice

One World teaches middle and high school students to be skilled writers and effective public speakers. Students choose their own topics. One World’s demanding curriculum guarantees rigor. Learn more.

One World Program Results

Students Improve Research & Writing

Only a third of DC students are prepared for college-level writing. More than 90% of DC schools using One World have made statistically significant gains in students’ writing skills. Learn more.

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Showcasing Student Writing

Nyla's Essay on Suspension Bias

A 7th grader at Capital City PCS in DC, Nyla argues that minorities are disproportionately disciplined in school, which affects students in a negative way that can lead to isolation, being disengaged in class, being pushed out of school, and engaging in criminal behavior. Read more.


One World Education is improving research, writing, and presentation skills for middle and high school students as they deepen content knowledge about self-chosen topics. Students can use this site to conduct research and read student-authored writing.

"One World Education brings the curriculum to life for our students."
-Kaya Henderson, DC Public Schools Chancellor
"The One World Program gave me confidence in my writing abilities. I've since done very well on writing assignments throughout college."
-Sahnun, 11th grade student
One World Education has worked with 54 schools in the Capital Region.
93%
of the Washington, DC schools using the One World Program showed significant gains in research and writing skills.
"I’m not telling my students to write an essay on imperialism. They’re coming up with their own ideas. This is teaching them real skills they’ll need in the future."
-Ms. Howard, 10th grade English teacher
Since 2008, One World Education has impacted more than 25,000 students.
70%
of students using the One World Program improved their average score between pre- and post-writing tests.
94%
of surveyed teachers said the One World Program brings both rigor and relevance to their students.
One World Education has partnered with American University and the World Bank to lead evaluation of its outcomes.