$400 Million – by Peter MacPherson

by Pether MacPherson Dear Friends:   Some of you may not be aware that last week the news was released that the city has a $400 million budget surplus. This is far in excess of the $140 million that was reported back in November. There are many worthwhile projects that could benefit from access toContinue reading “$400 Million – by Peter MacPherson”

DCPS School Consolidation Plan Announced

DC Public Schools’ final consolidation plan was announced on January 17. What does this mean for CHPSPO schools? Tommy Wells commends Chancellor Henderson and highlights direct impact to Ward 6 schools and invites the public to attend Chancellor Henderson’s briefing to the Council’s Committee on Education about her “School Consolidation Plan of 2013” on Wednesday JanuaryContinue reading “DCPS School Consolidation Plan Announced”

Recap of Dec 5 School Consolidation Meeting‏ – by Joe Weedon

by Joe Weedon, Maury ES Superparent ————————————————————- Greetings – I wanted to provide everyone with a quick recap of last night’s meeting with Chancellor Henderson about DCPS’s proposal to close/consolidate schools across the District. Last night’s gathering brought together a standing room only group of parents, teachers and students from Wards 1, 2, 3, 4,Continue reading “Recap of Dec 5 School Consolidation Meeting‏ – by Joe Weedon”