CHPSPO Meeting Notes – April 23, 2014

Capitol Hill Public Schools Parent Organization Payne Elementary School, 1445 C St., SE April 23, 2014 – 6:30 p.m. – 8 p.m. Bike to School Day (Jennifer Heffernan, DDOT) ABCs of Family Biking on May 3, 11AM-2PM @ Capitol Hill Montessori at Logan (215 G St. NE) http://kidicalmassdc.blogspot.com/p/abcs-of-family-biking.html Bike to School Day is Wednesday, May7.Continue reading “CHPSPO Meeting Notes – April 23, 2014”

CHPSPO Meeting is Wednesday, April 23 @ Payne ES

Dear Capitol Hill Public Schools Parent Organization members, Hope everyone had a great Spring break. CHPSPO will meet on Wednesday, April 23, from 6:30 – 8 p.m. at Payne Elementary (1445 C Street, SE). We will be discussing Bike to School Day (May 7), the proposals for school boundaries/feeder patterns, SY14/15 budgets, and ways ourContinue reading “CHPSPO Meeting is Wednesday, April 23 @ Payne ES”

Initial Reactions to DME Boundary Review – Policy Examples and Draft Boundary Changes

DME released DRAFT EXAMPLES of policies (not final) for review and feedback from community and working groups. Here’s a compilation of initial reactions on Twitter: https://storify.com/CHPSPO/dme-boundary-review-policy-examples-open-houses-an

CHPSPO Meeting Notes – February 12, 2014

Capitol Hill Public Schools Parent Organization Amidon-Bowen Elementary School 401 I Street, SW February 12, 2014 6:30 p.m. – 8 p.m. Update on school boundaries and feeder patterns – Abigail Smith (Deputy Mayor for Education (DME)); Claudia Lujan (Deputy Mayor for Education’s office); Denise Forte and Martin Welles (Ward 6 representatives to Advisory Committee) http://dme.dc.gov/book/student-assignment-and-school-boundaries-review-process AbigailContinue reading “CHPSPO Meeting Notes – February 12, 2014”

WARD 6 Community Forums On School Boundaries & Feeder Patterns

The mayor’s office is reviewing DCPS school assignment policies* – for the first time in 40 years. The Ward 6 representatives on the Deputy Mayor of Education’s Advisory Committee on Student Assignment – Denise Forte and Martin Welles – are interested to hear from you at three community forums: Eliot-Hine Middle School – Thursday, Feb.Continue reading “WARD 6 Community Forums On School Boundaries & Feeder Patterns”

CHPSPO Meeting WEDNESDAY January 22, 6:30-8PM

This month’s CHPSPO meeting will be on a Wednesday, January 22, 6:30-8PM. We will welcome key guests from the Deputy Mayor of Education’s Boundary Review. A more detailed agenda coming soon. ———————— From: “Suzanne Wells” <m.godec@att.net> Wanted to give everyone advance notice that CHPSPO will meet on WEDNESDAY, January 22.  At our January meeting, DeniseContinue reading “CHPSPO Meeting WEDNESDAY January 22, 6:30-8PM”

CHPSPO Meeting Notes – December 17, 2013

Capitol Hill Public Schools Parent Organization Watkins Elementary (library, 2nd floor) 420 12th Street, SE, December 17, 2013, 6:30 p.m. – 8 p.m.   1- Candidates Forums Report out on 12/9 Mayoral Candidates Forum – Ward 6 City Council – co-sponsor with Eastern Market Metro Community Association (EMMCA) and others on February 18, 20 orContinue reading “CHPSPO Meeting Notes – December 17, 2013”

CHPSPO Meeting Notes – November 19, 2013

Capitol Hill Public Schools Parent Organization Ludlow-Taylor Elementary 659 G Street, NE November 19, 2013 6:30 p.m. – 8 p.m. 1. School Boundaries and Feeder Patterns – Open discussion –          Background: DME’s press release and materials: http://dme.dc.gov/DC/DME/Initiatives+and+Priorities/Statewide+Commission+on+Children+Youth+and+Their+Families/Student+Assignment+and+School+Boundaries+Review+Process –          ACTION: Sign up for focus groups and working groups –          ACTION: Volunteers will work on survey forContinue reading “CHPSPO Meeting Notes – November 19, 2013”

Laura Hansen Marks – Student Assignment and School Boundaries Review Process Testimony 11/15/2013

Testimony of   Laura Hansen Marks   Council of the District of Columbia: Committee On Education Councilmember David Catania, Chairman   Public Oversight Roundtable: Student Assignment and School Boundaries Review Process Friday, November 15, 2013, 9:00 am Room 500, John A. Wilson Building       Thank you for the opportunity to testify today.  MyContinue reading “Laura Hansen Marks – Student Assignment and School Boundaries Review Process Testimony 11/15/2013”