Tag Archives: education

Hero Central: Horton’s Kids Enriches Young Lives

WASHINGTON, DC (WUSA 9) — “Imma be a super star,” said sixth-grader Indiya. For the past six years, Indiya has been studying with an after-school tutor at Horton’s Kids. The non-profit organization offers tutoring and enrichment programs for children living in Ward 8. The youngsters live in two subsidized apartment complexes with their families. Often children in low-income  Read more »

Hero Central: 09/10/12 Perry School Community Service Center Builds Confidence

Hero Central: 09/10/12 Perry School Community Service Center Builds Confidence

WASHINGTON, DC — The District has the third highest poverty rate in the country, according to the Census Bureau in 2011. A non-profit dedicates itself to breaking the cycle of poverty by educating youngsters living in some of the poorest parts of the city. The Perry School Community Service Center is a supplemental learning center in the  Read more »

Hero Central: 04/30 Falls Church McLean Children’s Center

WASHINGTON (WUSA)– McLean Children’s Center in Falls Church, VA has an average wait list of 2 years. It may sound like a place for those who can pay full tuition for their two to five year olds, but actually it’s much more than that. “My daughter learned how to play with friend, how to help  Read more »