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”

Suzanne Wells Testimony – DC Council – Public Roundtable on DCPS Return to In-Person Instruction – Dec 2, 2020

Committee of the WholeCommittee on EducationJoint Oversight Roundtable on Return to In-person Instruction in DC Public SchoolsDecember 2, 2020 My name is Suzanne Wells.  I am the president of the Ward 6 Public Schools Parent Organization.  I think it is fair to say we all want teachers and students to be back in school.  StudentsContinue reading “Suzanne Wells Testimony – DC Council – Public Roundtable on DCPS Return to In-Person Instruction – Dec 2, 2020”

Testimony of Grace Hu – DC Council – Public Roundtable on DCPS Return to In-Person Instruction – Dec 2, 2020

Grace HuAmidon-Bowen Elementary Local School Advisory TeamCouncil Oversight Roundtable on DCPS December 2, 2020 Good afternoon. My name is Grace Hu and I am a parent at Amidon-Bowen Elementary, where I serve on the LSAT. I am also one of the parent leads for the Digital Equity in DC Education coalition and part of theContinue reading “Testimony of Grace Hu – DC Council – Public Roundtable on DCPS Return to In-Person Instruction – Dec 2, 2020”

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

Alexandra Simbanafor theCommittee of the Whole and Committee on Education Joint Public Roundtable on DCPS Return to In-Person Instruction December 2, 2020 Good afternoon my name is Alexandra Simbana, a Cleveland Elementary parent and LSAT member. As a DCPS parent I want to stress the health risks front and center for many of our DCPSContinue reading “Alexandra Simbana – DC Council – Public Roundtable on DCPS Return to In-Person Instruction – Dec 2, 2020”

Allyson Crier Brown Testimony – DC Council – Public Roundtable on DCPS Return to In-Person Instruction – Dec 2, 2020

Testimony of Allyson Criner Brown for the Committee of the Whole and Committee on Education Joint Public Roundtable on DCPS Return to In-Person Instruction December 2, 2020 Greetings Councilmembers, My name is Allyson Criner Brown. I live in Ward 8, am the parent of a DCPS 1st grader (as well as a 2 year old),Continue reading “Allyson Crier Brown Testimony – DC Council – Public Roundtable on DCPS Return to In-Person Instruction – Dec 2, 2020”

Remarks by Danica Petroshius – WTU Hearing and Rally on DCPS Reopening Plan

Remarks by Danica Petroshius DCPS Parent WTU Rally October 23, 2020 Good afternoon. My name is Danica Petroshius and I am a parent of two children at a DCPS school that serves students from every Ward, with the highest percentage of students residing in Wards 5-8. We are a strong school community built on:  Community created by our familiesContinue reading “Remarks by Danica Petroshius – WTU Hearing and Rally on DCPS Reopening Plan”

Parent Sign On Letter Raising Questions about Learning in a Pandemic – to the Mayor and Committee on Education and Child Care

Note: we could not find a publicly available list of all of the Committee members’ emails. We found as many as we could. Please share with the full Committee. Thank you. Dear Mayor Muriel Bowser and the Reopen DC Committee: Education and Child Care, On behalf of the 203 parents and community members who signed,Continue reading “Parent Sign On Letter Raising Questions about Learning in a Pandemic – to the Mayor and Committee on Education and Child Care”