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: http://bit.ly/TransparencyTestimony 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 (sunlightfoundation.com) 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.