W6PSPO Meets Tuesday, Nov 16 @ 7PM

Dear Ward 6 Public Schools Parent Organization members, W6PSPO will meet on Tuesday, November 16,  at 7 pm.  We will discuss: 1.  Redistricting proposals for Ward 6.  Staff from Councilmember Silverman’s office will join us for the discussion; 2.  Teacher and principal turnover.  Mary Levy who has researched this issue for the State Board of EducationContinue reading “W6PSPO Meets Tuesday, Nov 16 @ 7PM”

Heather Schoell Testimony – DC Council Coronavirus Immunization of School  Students and Early Childhood Workers Amendment Act of 2021 – October 27, 2021

Testimony of Heather Schoell, Eastern HS PTO President I need you to think of a really horrible, hectic day you’ve had, one where you needed to be in multiple places at the same time, when you didn’t get to finish your morning coffee, and lunch is chips at 4pm. Now play that out as yourContinue reading “Heather Schoell Testimony – DC Council Coronavirus Immunization of School  Students and Early Childhood Workers Amendment Act of 2021 – October 27, 2021”

Valerie Jablow Testimony – DC Council Roundtable on DCPS and DCPCS School Reopening – September 21, 2021

Valerie Jablow Committee of the Whole Public Roundtable on Re-Opening District of Columbia Public Schools and District of Columbia Public Charter Schools for School Year 2021-2022 September 21, 2021 I am Valerie Jablow, a DCPS parent. As we struggle with the covid delta variant, which has led to increasing cases in our children and schools,Continue reading “Valerie Jablow Testimony – DC Council Roundtable on DCPS and DCPCS School Reopening – September 21, 2021”

Alexandra Simbana Testimony – DC Council Roundtable on School Facility Conditions During Reopening for SY2022 – September 28, 2021

Alexandra Simbana Committee on Government Operations and Facilities & Committee of the Whole Joint Public Oversight Hearing – School Facility Condition During the Re-Opening for SY2021-2022 September 28, 2021 Hello, my name is Natalie Rose Simbana Leistikow. I am here before the Council again to let you know what is happening with students and teachersContinue reading “Alexandra Simbana Testimony – DC Council Roundtable on School Facility Conditions During Reopening for SY2022 – September 28, 2021”

Natalie Rose Leistikow Testimony – DC Council Roundtable on DCPS and DCPCS School Reopening – September 21, 2021

Natalie Rose Leistikow Committee of the Whole Public Roundtable on Re-Opening District of Columbia Public Schools and District of Columbia Public Charter Schools for School Year 2021-2022 September 21, 2021 Hello, my name is Natalie Rose Simbana Leistikow. I am here before the Council again to let you know what is happening with students andContinue reading “Natalie Rose Leistikow Testimony – DC Council Roundtable on DCPS and DCPCS School Reopening – September 21, 2021”

Alexandra Simbana Testimony – DC Council Roundtable on DCPS and DCPCS School Reopening – September 21, 2021

Alexandra Simbana Committee of the Whole Public Roundtable on Re-Opening District of Columbia Public Schools and District of Columbia Public Charter Schools for School Year 2021-2022 September 21, 2021 Good afternoon Mr. Chairman and Councilmembers. Like many parents, we began the summer with hope about our 9-year-old daughter returning to school in the Fall, andContinue reading “Alexandra Simbana Testimony – DC Council Roundtable on DCPS and DCPCS School Reopening – September 21, 2021”

Mary Levy Testimony – DC Council Roundtable on School Facility Conditions During Reopening for SY2022 – September 28, 2021

Mary Levy Testimony for DC Council Roundtable on School Facility Conditions During Reopening for SY2022 – September 28, 202 Little specific data on DCPS facilities is issued publicly.  What information there is includes the general condition of each building and its modernization status.  I have combined these with statistics on the at-risk enrollment by school.[1]Continue reading “Mary Levy Testimony – DC Council Roundtable on School Facility Conditions During Reopening for SY2022 – September 28, 2021”

Heather Schoell Testimony – DC Council Roundtable on School Facility Conditions During Reopening for SY2022 – September 28, 2021

Heather Schoell Testimony for DC Council Roundtable on School Facility Conditions During Reopening for SY2022 – September 28, 2021 Submitted Testimony Followed by Actual Points Made Thank you to the Council for the opportunity to share my perspectives. My name is Heather Schoell and I’m the PTO president of Eastern Senior High School. The pandemicContinue reading “Heather Schoell Testimony – DC Council Roundtable on School Facility Conditions During Reopening for SY2022 – September 28, 2021”

Danica Petroshius Testimony – DC Council Roundtable on School Facility Conditions During Reopening for SY2022 – September 28, 2021

Danica Petroshius, DCPS Parent Testimony Joint Public Oversight Roundtable on School Facility Conditions During the Re-Opening for School Year 2021-2022 My name is Danica Petroshius and I am a parent of 2 children at Capitol Hill Montessori at Logan. One of my children is 1 vaccinated and 1 is unvaccinated due to being only 11.Continue reading “Danica Petroshius Testimony – DC Council Roundtable on School Facility Conditions During Reopening for SY2022 – September 28, 2021”