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The Embassy Adoption Program costs DCPS approximately $80,000 a year. The Washington Performing Arts Society contributes an additional $50,000.
Embassy Adoption Program
The Embassy Adoption Program costs DCPS approximately $80,000 a year. The Washington Performing Arts Society contributes an additional $50,000.

The Embassy Adoption Program has classes of 5th and 6th graders "adopted" by an embassy. As WAMU education reporter Kavitha Cardoza tells us, students spend a year each visiting the embassies for film screenings, food tastings and meetings with dignitaries to expand global understanding among D.C.'s youth.

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