DCPS Families – Please Complete this Back to School Safety, Tech, and Family Needs Survey

Dear Ward 6 DCPS Families and School Leaders, Please provide feedback to the ward education councils on your DCPS students’ experiences during the first few weeks of school by completing this survey. The survey includes questions on DCPS health protocols, technology, and family needs. Your answers will inform discussions on how to best meet studentContinue reading “DCPS Families – Please Complete this Back to School Safety, Tech, and Family Needs Survey”

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”