FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – May 17, 2019 WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Episcopal Center for Children (ECC), a nonprofit organization providing therapeutic and special education services to children ages 5-14 in the greater Washington, DC area, issues the following statement: “We deeply regret the need to announce that, effective June 14, 2019, The Episcopal Center for Children will cease operations as a therapeutic school. The number of children referred and placed in the Washington D.C. region by traditional public and charter schools to nonpublic programs like ECC’s has decreased year-over-year for some time. This has been a very difficult decision to reach and the Board recognizes the impact it will have on our students, their families, the therapeutic and education community,…