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”

W6PSPO Meeting – May 7, 2020

Ward 6 Public Schools Parent Organization (W6PSPO) Virtual Meeting May 7, 2020 1- Digital Equity in DC Education Update DCPS has distributed ~8K devices.  Elementary school distributions happening this week. Sent 2 pages of recommendations to DCPS. Asked for additional tech support; ensure curriculum includes picking up digital literacy skills Wifi was set up inContinue reading “W6PSPO Meeting – May 7, 2020”

Suzanne Wells Testimony – Digital Equity and Financial Literacy Council Hearing

Education Committee Public Hearing District of Columbia Public Schools Student Technology Equity Act of 2019, B23-0196 November 6, 2019 Thank you for the opportunity to testify today.  My name is Suzanne Wells, and I am the president of the Ward 6 Public Schools Parent Organization. Ward 6 parents have been at the forefront of advocatingContinue reading “Suzanne Wells Testimony – Digital Equity and Financial Literacy Council Hearing”

Scott Goldstein Testimony – Digital Equity and Financial Literacy Council Hearing

Testimony on Digital Equity and Financial Literacy in Washington, DC Scott Goldstein- Executive Director, EmpowerEd November 5, 2019   Good Afternoon Chairman Grosso and Chairman Mendelson. I am here to support and call for strengthening the Student Technology Equity Act before you today. I also strongly support the financial literacy bill and its pilot program,Continue reading “Scott Goldstein Testimony – Digital Equity and Financial Literacy Council Hearing”