W6PSPO Meeting Notes – June 18, 2019

June 18, 2019 Payne Elementary School, 6:30 p.m. – 8 p.m. Discussion on what makes a rich curriculum – Jessica Sutter (DC State Board of Education – Ward 6 Representative) SBOE Role: No power over books, approach, etc Purview over state standards: focus on social studies, art, health, pe SBOE Challenges: Not sure what is being taughtContinue reading “W6PSPO Meeting Notes – June 18, 2019”

W6PSPO Meeting Notes – March 19, 2019

March 19, 2019 Payne Elementary School, 1445 C Street, SE, 6:30 p.m. – 8 p.m. At-Risk Funding Overview – Betsy Wolf, Amidon-Bowen parent [See presentation] Inequity in school funding in DCPS DCPS funds look like they are equitably allocated across schools in that schools serving greater % at-risk get more funds. But schools serving greater % at-risk alsoContinue reading “W6PSPO Meeting Notes – March 19, 2019”

CHPSPO Meeting Notes – June 20, 2017

Payne Elementary School, 1445 C Street, SE June 20, 2017 – 6:30 p.m. – 8 p.m.   SBOE Update – Joe Weedon, Ward 6 SBOE Representative Additional funding allocated by DC Council When council added additional funding to schools, came w/ a directive to put money into local schools. Chancellor committed that $$ would goContinue reading “CHPSPO Meeting Notes – June 20, 2017”

Caryn Ernst Testimony – ESSA – State Board of Education – March 15 2017

Testimony of Caryn Ernst State Board of Education Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) School Accountability Measures March 15, 2017 Dear SBOE Members, Thank you for developing ten outstanding recommendations for changes to the Every Students Succeeds Act draft accountability plan. Your ten recommended changes are an excellent reflection of the diverse and extensive feedback youContinue reading “Caryn Ernst Testimony – ESSA – State Board of Education – March 15 2017”

Sandra Moscoso Testimony – ESSA – State Board of Education – March 15 2017

Testimony of Sandra Moscoso State Board of Education Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) March 15, 2017 Good evening SBOE members. Please consider this my ‘Just in Time’ testimony, given OSSE’s March 14 response to SBOE. I am Sandra Moscoso, a parent of students enrolled in BASIS DC Charter School and Capitol Hill Montessori at LoganContinue reading “Sandra Moscoso Testimony – ESSA – State Board of Education – March 15 2017”

Sara Moore Kerai Testimony – ESSA – State Board of Education – March 15 2017

Testimony of Sara Moore Kerai DC State Board of Education Hearing March 15, 2017 Thank you for the opportunity to testify. My name is Sara Moore Kerai and I am a parent of a pre- K 3 child at Capitol Hill Montessori at Logan. I care deeply about the quality of my children’s education andContinue reading “Sara Moore Kerai Testimony – ESSA – State Board of Education – March 15 2017”

Danica Petroshius Testimony – ESSA – State Board of Education – March 15 2017

TESTIMONY OF DANICA PETROSHIUS DC State Board of Education Hearing March 15, 2017 dpetroshius@yahoo.com Thank you for the opportunity to testify. I’m Danica Petroshius, parent of two at Capitol Hill Montessori at Logan. Based on the conversation at your meeting yesterday I viewed via Periscope, it appears that there is State Board support for theContinue reading “Danica Petroshius Testimony – ESSA – State Board of Education – March 15 2017”

Valerie Jablow Testimony – ESSA – State Board of Education – March 15 2017

Jablow Testimony SBOE OSSE’s ESSA Draft Proposal 3/15/2017 Dear members of DC’s state board of education, I am Valerie Jablow, a DCPS parent. I am sending you all this via email because it is the only way I can get timely feedback to you on OSSE’s response to your recommendations on ESSA. I urge youContinue reading “Valerie Jablow Testimony – ESSA – State Board of Education – March 15 2017”