Suzanne Wells Testimony – State Board of Education Public Hearing: School Reopening – August 18, 2021

State Board of Education Public Hearing School Reopening August 18, 2021             My name is Suzanne Wells, and I am the president of the Ward 6 Public Schools Parent Organization.  I want to thank the State Board of Education for holding this evening’s hearing on school reopening.             Last night our organization held its monthlyContinue reading “Suzanne Wells Testimony – State Board of Education Public Hearing: School Reopening – August 18, 2021”

What are DCPS’ SY2022 Covid-19 Plans?

First day of school is 18 days away and we all have lots of Qs about Covid-19 safety. Here’s what DC Health, OSSE and DCPS have shared… : If you’re eligible, get vaccinated! https://coronavirus.dc.gov/page/get-vaccinated  DC Health Guidance (August 6, 2021)  https://coronavirus.dc.gov/sites/default/files/dc/sites/coronavirus/page_content/attachments/COVID-19_DC_Health_Guidance_For_Schools_Reopening_080621.pdf Helpful thread re OSSE tech call  https://twitter.com/wperkinsDC/status/1425506072660516878?s=20 DCPS presentation (no Q&A) https://dcpsreopenstrong.com/parent-university/parent-university-getting-my-child-ready-for-school-this-year/ DCPS Q&A (unfortunatelyContinue reading “What are DCPS’ SY2022 Covid-19 Plans?”

W6PSPO Meets Tues June 15, 2021 @ 7pm

Dear Ward 6 Public Schools Parent Organization members,1.  We will hold our virtual monthly meeting on June 15 at 7 pm.  Our agenda for the meeting is:– Budget advocacy wrap-up- Discussion of any challenges/issues your schools face at the close of the current school year- Continuation of our May 2021 discussion on what you valueContinue reading “W6PSPO Meets Tues June 15, 2021 @ 7pm”

Beth Bacon FRESHFARM Foodprints Testimony – Special Committee COVID-19 Recovery and COW Hearing: DC Ed After COVID-19 – May 26, 2021

Special Committee on COVID-19 Pandemic Recovery and the Committee of the Whole Joint Public Oversight Hearing The District’s Public Education System After the COVID-19 Pandemic May 26, 2021 Thank you to the Charis for convening this hearing to examine critical education issues post-pandemic. My name is Beth Bacon. I am a Ward 6 resident, aContinue reading “Beth Bacon FRESHFARM Foodprints Testimony – Special Committee COVID-19 Recovery and COW Hearing: DC Ed After COVID-19 – May 26, 2021”

Marion Babcock Testimony – Special Committee COVID-19 Recovery and COW Hearing: DC Ed After COVID-19 – May 26, 2021

Special Committee on COVID-19 Pandemic Recovery and the Committee of the Whole Joint Public Oversight Hearing The District’s Public Education System After the COVID-19 Pandemic May 26, 2021 Hello,I speak to you today as a parent and the LSAT co-chair at the School Without Walls High School to address the staggering needs and the logistics thatContinue reading “Marion Babcock Testimony – Special Committee COVID-19 Recovery and COW Hearing: DC Ed After COVID-19 – May 26, 2021”

Grace Hu Testimony – Special Committee COVID-19 Recovery and COW Hearing: DC Ed After COVID-19 – May 26, 2021

Special Committee on COVID-19 Pandemic Recovery and the Committee of the Whole Joint Public Oversight Hearing The District’s Public Education System After the COVID-19 Pandemic May 26, 2021 Good morning, I am a DCPS parent and the co-lead for Digital Equity in DC Education. We are a group of DCPS parents who have been advocating forContinue reading “Grace Hu Testimony – Special Committee COVID-19 Recovery and COW Hearing: DC Ed After COVID-19 – May 26, 2021”

Sandra Moscoso Testimony – Special Committee COVID-19 Recovery and COW Hearing: DC Ed After COVID-19 – May 26, 2021

Special Committee on COVID-19 Pandemic Recovery and the Committee of the Whole Joint Public Oversight Hearing The District’s Public Education System After the COVID-19 Pandemic May 26, 2021 Chairmen and Councilmembers. I am Sandra Moscoso, treasurer of the Ward 2 Education Council, a parent of two students at School Without Walls High School, and aContinue reading “Sandra Moscoso Testimony – Special Committee COVID-19 Recovery and COW Hearing: DC Ed After COVID-19 – May 26, 2021”

Betsy Wolf Testimony – Special Committee COVID-19 Recovery and COW Hearing: DC Ed After COVID-19 – May 26, 2021

Special Committee on COVID-19 Pandemic Recovery and the Committee of the Whole Joint Public Oversight Hearing The District’s Public Education System After the COVID-19 Pandemic May 26, 2021 Good morning, Councilmembers, and thank you for the opportunity to testify. My name is Betsy Wolf, and I’m testifying as both a DCPS parent, and as anContinue reading “Betsy Wolf Testimony – Special Committee COVID-19 Recovery and COW Hearing: DC Ed After COVID-19 – May 26, 2021”

Suzanne Wells Testimony – Special Committee COVID-19 Recovery and COW Hearing: DC Ed After the COVID-19 – May 26, 2021

Special Committee on COVID-19 Pandemic Recovery and the Committee of the Whole Joint Public Oversight Hearing The District’s Public Education System After the COVID-19 Pandemic May 26, 2021          Thank you for holding today’s hearing on the important topic of our city’s public education system after the COVID-19 pandemic.    My name is Suzanne Wells,Continue reading “Suzanne Wells Testimony – Special Committee COVID-19 Recovery and COW Hearing: DC Ed After the COVID-19 – May 26, 2021”

A little rain, a lot of fun

Thank you #Ward6 community for braving the rain and showing up for fun on wheels. We loved learning about what would make you feel safer on the road and about why you love to ride your bike. We were thrilled to welcome the very talented Siddharth, who led us in the first ever Bike toContinue reading “A little rain, a lot of fun”