Heather Schoell Testimony – Public Oversight Roundtable on the Future of School Reform – March 19, 2018

This city is filled with smart people who get paid a lot of money to do their jobs to make education work, and to prepare students for success. I have several jobs that I take seriously. I’m the PTO president at Eliot-Hine Middle School, the PTO secretary at Eastern High School, and the LSAT secretaryContinue reading “Heather Schoell Testimony – Public Oversight Roundtable on the Future of School Reform – March 19, 2018”

Sandra Moscoso Testimony – Public Oversight Roundtable on the Future of School Reform – March 19, 2018

I am Sandra Moscoso, a parent of students enrolled in Capitol Hill Montessori at Logan, and School Without Walls. I am also a former BASIS DC parent. I share this with you, because like many D.C. families, mine is a “Cross-Sector” family. Like most D.C. parents of school-aged children, my most important engagement with governmentContinue reading “Sandra Moscoso Testimony – Public Oversight Roundtable on the Future of School Reform – March 19, 2018”

Valerie Jablow Testimony – Public Oversight Roundtable on the Future of School Reform – March 19, 2018

I am Valerie Jablow, a Ward 6 DCPS parent. Thank you for soliciting public feedback on improvements to PERAA, to ensure better public engagement and less politics in our publicly funded schools. Toward that end, I have appended to my testimony a list of revenue-neutral improvements,[1] including making OSSE politically independent under the control ofContinue reading “Valerie Jablow Testimony – Public Oversight Roundtable on the Future of School Reform – March 19, 2018”

Suzanne Wells Testimony – Public Oversight Roundtable on the Future of School Reform – March 19, 2018

Thank you Councilmember Grosso for holding this important public oversight roundtable on the future of school reform in the District of Columbia.  My name is Suzanne Wells, and I am the founder of the Capitol Hill Public Schools Parent Organization. It is critically important for our city to take an honest look at where weContinue reading “Suzanne Wells Testimony – Public Oversight Roundtable on the Future of School Reform – March 19, 2018”