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Featured Press

05/22/14: E.L. Haynes' 3rd annual toast to transformation. An article by Mark Lerner in the Examiner, May 22, 2014. (Read article).

05/18/14: 'Dream City' connects D.C. students to city history. An article about our students by Emma Brown in The Washington Post, May 18, 2014. (Read article).

04/28/14: Philanthropists award $100,000 grants to encourage blended learning in D.C. An article by Emma Brown in The Washington Post, April 28, 2014. (Read article).

04/27/14: A tech company that helps teachers learn from each other. An article about former E.L. Haynes Chief Academic Officer and Principal, Eric Westendorf, by Mohana Ravindranth in The Washington Post, April 27, 2014. (Read article).

04/15/13: LearnZillion Lands $7 Million Series A. An article by Bill Flook in the Washington Business Journal about the company co-founded by former E.L. Haynes Chief Academic Officer Eric Westendorf. (Read article).

03/31/13: D.C. Schools Use Spring Break to Teach Students through Travel. An article by Emma Brown in The Washington Post, March 31, 2013. (Read article).

03/13/13: E.L. Haynes Adds New High School Building. An article by Deirdre Bannon in The Northwest Current, Wednesday, March 13, 2013 (Vol. XLVI, No. 11). (Read article, pp. 5 & 16).

03/01/13: United Way Team NFL 60-second PSA, shot last summer at E.L. Haynes Kansas Avenue campus, features elementary and middle school students. (Watch video).

09/13/12: Digital Promise’s Executive Director Adam Frankel talks with columnist Nicholas Kristof at the New York Times’ Schools for Tomorrow Conference. E.L. Haynes is noted at minute 13. (Watch video).

E.L. Haynes: A Force for Change. A blog post by Tom Vander Ark in Education Week. (Read article).

CCTV America profiles American Education on The Heat, and features E.L. Haynes in a segment on charter schools. (Watch video and read transcript).

E.L. Haynes Elementary School Principal Michelle Molitor receives The Washington Post’s Distinguished Leader Award. (Read article).

Where Kids Run the Show. An article on E.L. Haynes from the Exeter Bulletin. (Read article).

Whatever It Takes. The Crisis, a magazine founded by the NAACP, featured E.L. Haynes in its centennial issue about how schools are educating vulnerable students. (Read article).

CBS News' Nancy Cordes interviews E.L. Haynes Founder and Head of School Jennie Niles about DC's winning Race to the Top proposal
(Watch video).

Channel 9 News features the video in which E.L. Haynes 5th Grade Team "raps" testing strategies to prepare students for the upcoming DC-CAS (Watch video).

E.L. Haynes Founder and Head of School Jennie Niles joins author David Shenk on WNYC and Public Radio International's nationally-broadcast show, The Takeaway. (Watch video).

Selected Press Releases

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03/30/15: E.L. Haynes Breaks Ground on New Field of Dreams. (See release).

05/13/14: E.L. Haynes Celebrates Impact and Innovation in Education. (See release).

05/10/13: E.L. Haynes Hosts Annual Gala. T2: A Toast to Transformation. (See release).

03/12/13: E.L. Haynes Public Charter Schools Wins Safe Schools Award. The Support Services Center hosts its First Annual Awards Ceremony and honors E.L. Haynes' longstanding commitment to supporting students' social, emotional and intellectual health. (See release).

03/04/13: E.L. Haynes Public Charter School Opens New High School for Washington, DC. (See release).

02/26/13: Education Leaders Unite to Celebrate DC's Move to the Common Core. E.L. Haynes hosts more than 250 teachers at an event for the DC Common Core Collaborative at Carnegie Institution of Washington, featuring US Deparment of Education chief of staff Joanne Weiss. (See release).

08/28/11: News Literacy Project (NLP) launches DC expansion project. E.L. Haynes is selected as NLP's first partner school in DC and will host journalist Gwen Ifill at the kick-off event. (See release).

E.L. Haynes Is Announced as first-ever Strong Schools Award recipient for our unwavering focus on student academic achievement and our broader impact. (See release).

E.L. Haynes is named Silver Award Winner for third year in Effective Practice Incentive Community Grant. (See release).

Jennifer C. Niles is named as a 2010 Fellow in the Entrepreneurial Leaders for Public Education Program. (See release).

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