Testimony of Sandra Moscoso CoW Budget Oversight on All Ed Agencies – 3 28 2022 

Testimony of Sandra Moscoso DC Council CoW Budget Oversight Hearing on all education agencies March 28, 2022, 9:00AM Good morning Chairman and Councilmembers. I am Sandra Moscoso, Vice President of the Ward 2 Ed Council and Secretary of the Ward 6 Public Schools Parent Organization. I’m also an at-large member of School Without Walls’ HSContinue reading “Testimony of Sandra Moscoso CoW Budget Oversight on All Ed Agencies – 3 28 2022 “

Suzanne Wells Testimony – CoW Budget Oversight on All Ed Agencies – 3 28 2022

DC Council COW Budget Oversight Hearing on All Education AgenciesMarch 28, 2022Testimony of Suzanne WellsWard 6 Public Schools Parent Organization Thank you for the opportunity to testify on the FY23 DCPS budget. I am Suzanne Wells,  President of the Ward 6 Public Schools Parent Organization. I’m also a community member on the Eastern High SchoolContinue reading “Suzanne Wells Testimony – CoW Budget Oversight on All Ed Agencies – 3 28 2022”

Suzanne Wells Testimony – Safe Routes to School Expansion Regulation Amendment Act of 2021 – 3_26_22

Committee on Transportation and the Environment B24-0565 – Safe Routes to School Expansion Regulation Amendment Act of 2021 March 26, 2022 Thank you for allowing testimony on the Safe Routes to School Expansion Regulation Amendment Act of 2021.  I am Suzanne Wells, President of the Ward 6 Public  Schools Parent Organization (W6PSPO).  Our organization stronglyContinue reading “Suzanne Wells Testimony – Safe Routes to School Expansion Regulation Amendment Act of 2021 – 3_26_22”

W6PSPO Budget Meeting & Middle School Principal Panel

Dear Ward 6 Public Schools Parent Organization members, Please mark your calendars for two important meetings in February: 1.  On Wednesday, February 9, at 7:30 pm, there will be a budget discussion with Chris Laskowski, Legislative Director for Councilmember Charles Allen.  CM Allen is preparing a budget letter to the Mayor asking her to includeContinue reading “W6PSPO Budget Meeting & Middle School Principal Panel”

W6PSPO Meets Tuesday, April 20 @ 7pm

Dear Ward 6 Public Schools Parent Organization members,W6PSPO will meet virtually on Tuesday, April 20, at 7 pm.  The following will be on our agenda: Kathy Patterson, DC Auditor, and Erin Roth, Director of Education Research for the Office of the DC Auditor, will discuss the recently released report, Measuring What Matters:  More and Better DataContinue reading “W6PSPO Meets Tuesday, April 20 @ 7pm”

Upcoming Opportunities to Support DCPS School Staffing and Budgets

Dear DC School Community Members, Thank you for your support in demanding the city maintain the current staffing levels at all DCPS schools for the upcoming school year AND increase funding in schools serving students most impacted by the pandemic. 794 community members from 97 schools across all 8 wards have shown their support. Thank youContinue reading “Upcoming Opportunities to Support DCPS School Staffing and Budgets”

Recap of Chairman Mendelson’s Community Meeting re: Academic Recovery Planning (Wards 6, 4 and 2)

Thank you for taking time out of your evening (along with fellow Ward 6, Ward, 3, and Ward 2 families) to share your ideas with Chairman Mendelson and his staff about what an Academic Recovery Plan might look like for DC.  There were some clear themes that emerged: schools need to be funded at higherContinue reading “Recap of Chairman Mendelson’s Community Meeting re: Academic Recovery Planning (Wards 6, 4 and 2)”

W6PSPO Meets Tuesday, Feb 16 @ 7pm

W6PSPO will meet virtually on Tuesday, February 16, at 7 pm.  If you registered for a previous W6PSPO meeting, the link you received for that meeting will work for this and future W6PSPO meetings.  If you don’t already have the meeting link, you can register at: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZAudOqsqDorHdOqNZKiWVfvLL0TPp_az3Wp. After registering, you will receive a confirmation emailContinue reading “W6PSPO Meets Tuesday, Feb 16 @ 7pm”

Meshaun Pratt – DC Council – Public Roundtable on DCPS Return to In-Person Instruction – Dec 2, 2020

Testimony to the Committee of the Whole & Committee on Education Public Oversight Roundtable  on Return to In-person Instruction in DC Public SchoolsMeshaun PrattYWP Youth Advocate12.2.20 Greetings Councilmembers. My name is Meshaun Pratt and I am a senior at School Without Walls. I am a Ward 8 resident and I plan to pursue a career in Nursing.Continue reading “Meshaun Pratt – DC Council – Public Roundtable on DCPS Return to In-Person Instruction – Dec 2, 2020”

LaJoy Johnson-Law – DC Council – Public Roundtable on DCPS Return to In-Person Instruction – Dec 2, 2020

TESTIMONY for Joint Committee of the Whole and Committee on Education-Distance Learning LaJoy Johnson-Law, Ward 8 parent and disability and education advocate-12/2/20 Good Morning Chairman Mendelson, Councilmember Grosso and the Committee on Education. My name is LaJoy Johnson-Law (Ms. Law), and I am a concerned Ward 8 Resident, education and disability advocate, but most importantly,Continue reading “LaJoy Johnson-Law – DC Council – Public Roundtable on DCPS Return to In-Person Instruction – Dec 2, 2020”