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Mayor Bowser to Host Every Day Counts! Attendance Design Challenge

Monday, July 24, 2017
Students from Six Public Schools Will Come Together to Create Plans to Address and Solve Attendance Challenges Across the District

(WASHINGTON, DC) – On Tuesday, July 25, at 10 am, Mayor Muriel Bowser will participate in the Every Day Counts! Attendance Design Challenge, a day-long event where students will create viable solutions to address absenteeism in DC Public Schools (DCPS). Throughout the event, Administration officials, policymakers, community leaders, and stakeholders will join students to present their ideas and solutions to members of the Every Day Counts! Taskforce.

A city-wide effort that puts students at the forefront of developing solutions, Mayor Bowser’s Every Day Counts! is an initiative to address the challenges that often prevent students from being present in school on a regular basis. To learn more about Every Day Counts!, visit


Tuesday, July 25, at 10 am


Mayor Muriel Bowser
Jennifer Niles, Deputy Mayor, Education
Antwan Wilson, Chancellor, DC Public Schools
Every Day Counts! Taskforce Members


Anacostia Neighborhood Library
1800 Good Hope Road, SE, Ora Glover Community Room
*Closest Metro: Anacostia Metro Station*
*Bus Lines: 92, A32, V5, W6*

Press interested in attending the event are asked to RSVP to [email protected]. To view the event online, visit or tune in on Channel 16 (DCN).