School Transparency Bills: Discussion with Councilmember Allen – May 20, 2019

Summary of Discussion with Councilmember Allen regarding School Transparency Bills. Meeting was hosted by the Ward 6 Public Schools Parent Organization on Tuesday, May 20, 2019. Resources: Testimony support from EmpowerEd for June 26 and October 2: School Transparency Bills under DC Council discussion: Introduced by CM Charles Allen: Public School Transparency Amendment ActContinue reading “School Transparency Bills: Discussion with Councilmember Allen – May 20, 2019”

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 – September 17, 2013

Capitol Hill Public Schools Parent Organization J.O. Wilson Library, 660 K Street, NE September 17, 2013, 6:30 p.m. – 8 p.m. Open Data (Where Kids at Your School Live) – Sandra Moscoso and Harlin Harris Data requests: o Waitlists for each school o Teacher evaluation data o Follow students as they transition from elementary to middle schoolContinue reading “CHPSPO Meeting Notes – September 17, 2013”

WANTED: Cute DC Kids and Their Parents for White House Project

Are you a DC parent, looking for a school for your 3 year old, middle school or high school student? Have you found a terrific elementary school, but worried about middle school? We want to hear from you as part of a volunteer-run project we hope to showcase at the White House, at the end ofContinue reading “WANTED: Cute DC Kids and Their Parents for White House Project”

Tuesday, June 18, CHPSPO meeting at Watkins

Dear CHPSPO members,The June 18 (Tuesday) CHPSPO meeting will be from 6:30 – 8 p.m. at Watkins Elementary. We have a full agenda for the evening with discussions about open data for education, Revolution Foods (a DCPS food vendor), SWS proximity preference, and the education bills before the council.If you get a chance, stop byContinue reading “Tuesday, June 18, CHPSPO meeting at Watkins”

Recognition of CHPSPO’s Work in Advocating for Librarians and Transparency in Education

Recognition by The Sunlight Foundation ( of CHPSPO’s work in advocating for DCPS librarians, transparency in DC education, and open data. Special thanks to Suzanne Wells, Peter MacPherson, Bella Dinh-Zarr, Satu Haase-Webb and Laura Marks for their work on the libraries effort.