Rebecca Reina and Emily Gasoi Testimony – DCPS SY2021 Budget Hearing

Joint testimony of Rebecca Reina, Chair of the Ward 1 Education Council and Emily Gasoi, State Board of Education, Ward 1 Representative to the District of Columbus Public Schools Public Budget Hearing Maury Elementary School Tuesday, October, 29, 2019 I am Becky Reina, Chair of the Ward 1 Education Council. Our Education Council is aContinue reading “Rebecca Reina and Emily Gasoi Testimony – DCPS SY2021 Budget Hearing”

Laura Fuchs Testimony – DCPS SY2021 Budget Hearing

DC Public Schools Budget Testimony: Laura Fuchs, Teacher, HD Woodson HS, Chair of the Washington Teacher’s Union’s Committee on Political Education, WTU Recording Secretary, Executive Board Member of Ward 7 Education Council, Executive Board Member of Empower DC and member of LSAT of HD Woodson HS, Ward 5 Resident Delivered: Tuesday, October 29, 2019 MyContinue reading “Laura Fuchs Testimony – DCPS SY2021 Budget Hearing”

Tanja Speckmann (Ward 2) Testimony – DC Public Schools Budget Oversight Hearing – March 29, 2019

Committee on Whole and Education Budget Oversight Hearing of the District of Columbia Public Schools  Friday, March 29, 2019 I would like to thank the committee for listening to us today. I have been in front of the committee many times before and I do have the feeling we have found an open dialogue and aContinue reading “Tanja Speckmann (Ward 2) Testimony – DC Public Schools Budget Oversight Hearing – March 29, 2019”

LaTesha Hudson Testimony – DC Public Schools Budget Oversight Hearing – March 29, 2019

Committee on Whole and Education Budget Oversight Hearing of the District of Columbia Public Schools  Friday, March 29, 2019 Thank you for the opportunity to testify today. I am LaTesha Hudson, a parent of four children at Capitol Hill Montessori at Logan (CHML) and Ward 8 resident. In addition to being a regular volunteer in theContinue reading “LaTesha Hudson Testimony – DC Public Schools Budget Oversight Hearing – March 29, 2019”

Mary Levy Testimony – DC Public Schools Budget Oversight Hearing – March 29, 2019

Committee on Whole and Education Budget Oversight Hearing of the District of Columbia Public Schools  Friday, March 29, 2019 As an education finance lawyer, a budget and policy analyst, and a DCPS parent, I have studied DCPS data and policies for almost 40 years, including the period when both our daughters were going through DCPS, fromContinue reading “Mary Levy Testimony – DC Public Schools Budget Oversight Hearing – March 29, 2019”

Frank Nickerson Testimony – DC Public Schools Budget Oversight Hearing – March 29, 2019

Committee on Whole and Education Budget Oversight Hearing of the District of Columbia Public Schools  Friday, March 29, 2019 Frank Nickerson – Member, Capitol Hill Montessori Parent Student Teacher Organization   Hello, I am Frank Nickerson, Ward 6 parent to a daughter in 2nd grade and attending Capitol Hill Montessori at Logan (CHML) I am gratefulContinue reading “Frank Nickerson Testimony – DC Public Schools Budget Oversight Hearing – March 29, 2019”

Rebecca Reina Testimony – DC Public Schools Budget Oversight Hearing – March 29, 2019

Committee on Whole and Education Budget Oversight Hearing of the District of Columbia Public Schools  Friday, March 29, 2019 Hello, I‘m Becky Reina, Chair of the Ward 1 Education Council. Our Education Council is a volunteer organization that advocates for a stronger public education system that supports all our students and families, while assuring we safeguardContinue reading “Rebecca Reina Testimony – DC Public Schools Budget Oversight Hearing – March 29, 2019”

Sandra Moscoso Testimony – DC Public Schools Budget Oversight Hearing – March 29, 2019

Committee on Whole and Education Budget Oversight Hearing of the District of Columbia Public Schools  Friday, March 29, 2019 Good morning Chairmen and Councilmembers. I am Sandra Moscoso, a parent of students enrolled in Capitol Hill Montessori at Logan, and School Without Walls. I am also a former BASIS DC charter parent. I share this withContinue reading “Sandra Moscoso Testimony – DC Public Schools Budget Oversight Hearing – March 29, 2019”

Betsy Wolf Testimony – DC Public Schools Budget Oversight Hearing – March 29, 2019

Committee on Whole and Education Budget Oversight Hearing of the District of Columbia Public Schools  Friday, March 29, 2019 My name is Betsy Wolf, and I am representing Amidon-Bowen and all DCPS schools facing staffing cuts today. About this time last year, DCPS unexpectedly cut several staff from our school budget, and I started my side-jobContinue reading “Betsy Wolf Testimony – DC Public Schools Budget Oversight Hearing – March 29, 2019”