W6PSPO Meets July 16 at Northeast Library

The Ward 6 Public Schools Parent Organization will meet on Tuesday, July 16, at 6:30 pm at the Northeast Library (330 7th St., NE). Jennifer Comey from the Deputy Mayor for Education’s office will join us to give an overview of EdScape Beta, a new data resource tool intended to inform and support program andContinue reading “W6PSPO Meets July 16 at Northeast Library”

W6PSPO Meets Tuesday @ Payne

The Ward 6 Public Schools Parent Organization will meet on Tuesday (June 18) at 6:30 pm at Payne Elementary (1445 C Street, SE). Jessica Sutter, the W6 State Board of Education representative will join us for a discussion on what makes a rich curriculum. We will also plan for the June 26 hearing on CouncilmemberContinue reading “W6PSPO Meets Tuesday @ Payne”

W6PSPO Meets Tuesday, April 9 @ Capitol Hill Montessori@Logan

The Ward 6 Public Schools Parent Organization will meet this Tuesday, April 9, from 6:30 – 8 pm at Capitol Hill Montessori@Logan (215 G Street, NE). We’ll be joined by Theodora Brown with the Ward 5 Council on Education and Eboni-Rose Thompson with the Ward 7 Education Council. They will share their ward council’s educationContinue reading “W6PSPO Meets Tuesday, April 9 @ Capitol Hill Montessori@Logan”

Suzanne Wells Testimony – DC Public Schools Budget Oversight Hearing – March 29, 2019

Committee on Whole and Education Budget Hearing on the District of Columbia Public Schools Friday, March 29, 2019             Thank you for the opportunity to testify today.  My name is Suzanne Wells.  I am the president of the Ward 6 Public Schools Parent Organization, and the parent of an 8th grader at Eliot-Hine Middle School.Continue reading “Suzanne Wells Testimony – DC Public Schools Budget Oversight Hearing – March 29, 2019”

DC Council: Please Support Transparency, Stability and Success for All Public Schools, All Students

Ward 6 Public Schools Parent Organization Please Support Transparency, Stability and Success for All Public Schools, All Students The Ward 6 Public Schools Parent Organization (W6PSPO) is an all-volunteer collaboration of parents, educators and community members helping to strengthen and support public schools in Ward 6. Ward 6 schools serve a diverse student population, includingContinue reading “DC Council: Please Support Transparency, Stability and Success for All Public Schools, All Students”

CHPSPO Meets Tuesday, March 19 @ Payne ES

CHPSPO will meet on Tuesday, March 19, at 6:30 pm at Payne Elementary School (1445 C St., SE).  Chancellor Ferebee and W6 SBOE representative Jessica Sutter will join us at our meeting.  We’ll also be deciding on CHPSPO’s new name!  I hope you can join us. Suzanne Wells ———————— Capitol Hill Public Schools Parent Organization MarchContinue reading “CHPSPO Meets Tuesday, March 19 @ Payne ES”

Signe Nelson Testimony – Roundtable on Chancellor of DCPS Dr Ferebee Confirmation – February 12, 2019

Testimony before the Council of the District of Columbia Committee of the Whole & Education Roundtable 0 PR 23-0061 The Chancellor of the District of Columbia Public Schools Dr. Lewis Ferebee Confirmation Resolution of 2019, February 12, 2019 Submitted by Signe Nelson   Good afternoon, Chair-Persons and Members. My name is Signe Nelson, 19 years anContinue reading “Signe Nelson Testimony – Roundtable on Chancellor of DCPS Dr Ferebee Confirmation – February 12, 2019”

Betsy Wolf Testimony – OSSE Performance Oversight Hearing – February 21, 2019

There are few issues in education in DC right now that are as clearly problematic at the new OSSE school report cards and 5-star school ratings. For some background, I am a parent at Amidon-Bowen, but I am also an educational researcher who cleans and analyzes student achievement data as part of my day job.Continue reading “Betsy Wolf Testimony – OSSE Performance Oversight Hearing – February 21, 2019”

Valerie Jablow Testimony – Roundtable on Chancellor of DCPS Dr Ferebee Confirmation – February 12, 2019

Committee on Whole and Education Public Roundtable on the Chancellor of the District of Columbia Public Schools Dr. Lewis D. Ferebee Confirmation Resolution of 2019 Tuesday, February 12, 2019 I am Valerie Jablow. As a parent of teenage DCPS students who started with DCPS in preK, I would like to connect that experience to thisContinue reading “Valerie Jablow Testimony – Roundtable on Chancellor of DCPS Dr Ferebee Confirmation – February 12, 2019”

CHPSPO Meets Tuesday, February 12, at the Wilson Building

Dear Capitol Hill Public Schools Parent Organization Members, We’re doing things a little differently this month. CHPSPO is meeting on the 2nd Tuesday of the month (this Tuesday, February 12), and we’re going to have our meeting in hearing room 120 at the Wilson building (1350 Pennsylvania Ave., NW). The meeting will run from 6:30Continue reading “CHPSPO Meets Tuesday, February 12, at the Wilson Building”