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”

Mary Levy Testimony – Roundtable on At-Risk Funding – February 1, 2019

TESTIMONY BEFORE THE COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE AND THE COMMITTEE ON EDUCATION, DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA COUNCIL At-Risk Funding Transparency Mary Levy   –   February 1, 2019 Thank you for holding this hearing, and thanks to the Council members who introduced and who supported this legislation.  Since 1980, I have analyzed public school budgets, expenditures, and staffingContinue reading “Mary Levy Testimony – Roundtable on At-Risk Funding – February 1, 2019”

Jessica Sutter Testimony – Roundtable on At-Risk Funding – February 1, 2019

February 1, 2019 Jessica Sutter Testimony at Council Oversight Roundtable on At Risk Funding Transparency Thank you Chairman Mendelson and Members of the DC Council for inviting public testimony today. My name is Jessica Sutter and I have the honor of representing Ward 6 on the DC State Board of Education. I am testifying hereContinue reading “Jessica Sutter Testimony – Roundtable on At-Risk Funding – February 1, 2019”

Grace Hu Testimony – Roundtable on At-Risk Funding – February 1, 2019

Grace Hu Amidon-Bowen Elementary PTA mailto:amidonbowendc@gmail.com February 1, 2019 My name is Grace Hu. I serve on the PTA of Amidon-Bowen Elementary and have previously served on the Amidon-Bowen Local School Advisory Team.  On behalf of the Amidon-Bowen PTA, I would like to thank you for holding this hearing and specifically thank Councilmember Charles AllenContinue reading “Grace Hu Testimony – Roundtable on At-Risk Funding – February 1, 2019”

Suzanne Wells Testimony – DC Public Schools Budget Hearing – April 14 2016

Updated 4/15/2016 with final version. DC Public Schools Budget Hearing April 14, 2016 Suzanne Wells   Thank you for the opportunity to testify this evening on the DC Public Schools SY2017 budget.  The focus of my testimony this evening will be on middle schools.  My daughter is currently a 5th grader in the Tyler ElementaryContinue reading “Suzanne Wells Testimony – DC Public Schools Budget Hearing – April 14 2016”

CHPSPO Meeting Notes – March 15 2016

Capitol Hill Public Schools Parent Organization Capitol Hill Montessori @ Logan, 215 G St., NE March 15, 2016 – 6:30 p.m. – 8 p.m.  1) Report out on meeting with DME, Marty Welles and Suzanne Wells Issues raised: Funding/support for Ward 6 middle school Eliot-Hine & Jefferson renovations Task Force; grade misalignment DME suggested issues raisedContinue reading “CHPSPO Meeting Notes – March 15 2016”