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News & Research

From local newspapers to the national press, the D.C. Opportunity Scholarship Program (OSP) has received a great wealth of publicity and recognition. Get all the information you need about the OSP and our impact within the District and beyond. Click on the headers below to see more, and be sure to check our News & Research Archive .

Program Data

  • OSP Fact Sheet - SY 2012-13
  • OSP Parental Satisfaction & Program Sunmary - SY 2011-12
  • OSP Fact Sheet - SY 2011-12 (Summary)

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Legislation and Regulations

  • SOAR Technical Corrections Act
    (Pub. L. 112-92, Feb. 1, 2012, 126 Stat. 6)
  • Scholarships for Opportunity and Results Act
    (Pub. L. 112-10, div. C, Apr. 15, 2011, 125 Stat. 199)
  • Department of Defense and Full-Year Continuing Appropriations Act, 2011
    (Pub. L. 112-10, div. A, title V, §1535, Apr. 15, 2011, 125 Stat. 135)

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Reports

U.S. Department of Education

  • Wolf, Patrick, Babette Gutmann, Michael Puma, Brian Kisida, Lou Rizzo, Nada Eissa, and Matthew Carr. Evaluation of the DC Opportunity Scholarship Program: Final Report (NCEE 2010-4018). Washington, DC: National Center for Education Evaluation and Regional Assistance, Institute of Education Sciences, U.S. Department of Education.

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Press Releases

  • D.C. Opportunity Scholarship Program Awards New Scholarships to Nearly 400 Students for 2013-14 School Year
    June 3, 2013
    WASHINGTON - The DC Children and Youth Investment Trust Corporation (the Trust) announced today that 395 children in the District of Columbia have been awarded new scholarships for the 2013-14 school year through the D.C. Opportunity Scholarship Program (OSP).
  • D.C. Opportunity Scholarship Program Enrolls 1,584 Low-Income Students for 2012-13 School Year
    October 24, 2012
    WASHINGTON - The DC Children and Youth Investment Trust Corporation (Trust) announced that the D.C. Opportunity Scholarship Program (OSP) has currently enrolled 1,584 students, including 258 new awardees.  The number of enrolled students may reach as high as 1,808 as more students get placed during the course of the school year.
  • D.C. Opportunity Scholarship Program Awards New Scholarships to Nearly 300 K-12 Students for 2012-13 School Year
    August 2, 2012
    Washington, D.C. – The DC Children and Youth Investment Trust Corporation (the Trust) announced today that 299 children in the District of Columbia have been awarded new scholarships for the 2012-13 school year through the D.C. Opportunity Scholarship Program (OSP).
  • D.C. Opportunity Scholarship Program Enrolls 1,615 Low-Income D.C. Students for 2011-12 School Year
    Nov. 22, 2011
    Washington, D.C. – The D.C. Children and Youth Investment Trust Corporation (the Trust) announced today that it has enrolled 1,615 students in the D.C. Opportunity Scholarship Program (OSP) for the 2011-12 school year. Demand for the program is high with a 60 percent increase in enrollment over the previous school year.

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