One World Education News

March 12, 2020
Dear One World Community, Nothing is more important than the safety of our students. Like everyone else, we are following the developing COVID-19 situation carefully. In the best interest of our community, we have decided not to hold the One World Challenge on March 31st. We are closely monitoring developments and will be back in touch before the end of the month after further exploring all possible options for making the best of what is a disappointing and challenging situation for us all. We... Read more
October 31, 2019
Eric Goldstein, seen here with Librarian of Congress Carla Hayden, speaks at an October 31, 2019 conference celebrating 15 organizations honored for their  implementation of “best practices” in promoting literacy by the Library of Congress Literacy Awards Program. At the Best Practices Conference, 2019 winners and best practice honorees made presentations and shared best practices.  Since 2013, the Library of Congress Literacy Awards Program has awarded $1.9... Read more
October 22, 2019
We met our $50,000 Challenge after... A Night of Great Music  Thank you Marshall Keys and Blue Dot Jazz Troupe...      Delicious Food Thank you Root & Stem and the Chocolate House...      Wonderful Conversation      And Some Serious Fundraising!      Read more
August 29, 2019
One World Education and 14 other organizations promoting literacy were honored for their “best practices” by the Library of Congress. In response to the announcement by the Library of Congress Literacy Awards Program, Eric Goldstein, founder and chief executive officer of One World Education, issued the following statement: “I cannot imagine a better way to start the new school year than with this national recognition for our impact on students’ writing in the nation’s... Read more
October 19, 2018
A Night of Great Music  Thank you String Queens...       ... and Blue Dot Jazz Troupe      Wonderful Conversation      And Some Serious Fundraising!        For more photos, watch our video recap!      Read more
September 19, 2018
One World is delighted to announce that is has been named one of three finalists in the 2018 Mayor’s Arts Awards for Excellence in the Humanities! One World shares this honor with writer Tara Campbell and the African American Civil War Museum. The Mayor’s Arts Awards are the most prestigious honors conferred by the city on individual artists, teachers, nonprofit organizations, and patrons of the arts. Artists and Organizations are recognized in six categories: Excellence in Visual... Read more
August 29, 2018
One World is delighted to report that Margie Yeager, Cherrelle Swain, and Brian Kildee all have agreed to join its board of directors. Margie is the Director of Advocacy and Policy at Chiefs for Change, where she directs the strategy and thought leadership for its policy and advocacy in support of its bipartisan coalition of state and district members. Cherrelle is the Associate Director for Strategic Partnerships and Outreach at CityBridge Education, where she develops the talent pipeline... Read more
August 28, 2018
One World Education was recently awarded its third Scholarships for Opportunity and Results (SOAR) grant through the District of Columbia’s Office of the State Superintendent of Education (OSSE). This two-year grant funds organizations that boost academic outcomes for DC’s charter school student population through evidence-based programming, with an emphasis on serving economically disadvantaged students. One World was awarded nearly $265,000 to partner with 10 public charter schools,... Read more
July 18, 2018
Thanks to two long-standing supporters, One World Education finished fiscal year 2018 with a welcome flurry of activity. Wells Fargo, one of the nation's largest financial institutions, has provided generous support for the seventh consecutive year! Wells Fargo gives back to non-profits and educational institutions that address vital community needs and issues. As one of the country's sharpest wits, political cartoonist Herb Block engaged and informed us for an astounding... Read more
June 29, 2018
Adar Howard recently joined our team as the new Director of Teaching and Learning. We sat down with her for insight into the variety of experiences that led her to One World. What is your favorite thing about being an educator? I love seeing the “lightbulb” when a student understands a concept, just as much as I love learning how to create those moments. Young people have a wealth of knowledge and are always developing new ways to communicate their voice. Where were you working... Read more