W6PSPO Meeting Notes – October 15, 2019

W6PSPO Meeting Notes October 15, 2019 Eastern High School   1. Eastern High School – Principal Brown Dialogue on where we want to see Eastern 10 years. EHS is at phase zero of the planning – they are collecting information and want to hear from us. Core values: PRIDE of Capitol Hill: Passion, Respect, Innovation,Continue reading “W6PSPO Meeting Notes – October 15, 2019”

W6PSPO Meeting Notes – June 18, 2019

June 18, 2019 Payne Elementary School, 6:30 p.m. – 8 p.m. Discussion on what makes a rich curriculum – Jessica Sutter (DC State Board of Education – Ward 6 Representative) SBOE Role: No power over books, approach, etc Purview over state standards: focus on social studies, art, health, pe SBOE Challenges: Not sure what is being taughtContinue reading “W6PSPO Meeting Notes – June 18, 2019”

W6PSPO Meeting Notes – April 9, 2019

April 9, 2019 Capitol Hill Montessori at Logan, 215 G St. NE, 6:30 p.m. – 8 p.m. Theodora Brown & Raenelle Zapata (Ward 5 Council on Education) and Eboni-Rose Thompson (Ward 7 Education Council) – Ward Council priorities and how we can better support each other Ward 5 We are back! And excited about it!! Please joinContinue reading “W6PSPO Meeting Notes – April 9, 2019”

W6PSPO Meeting Notes – March 19, 2019

March 19, 2019 Payne Elementary School, 1445 C Street, SE, 6:30 p.m. – 8 p.m. At-Risk Funding Overview – Betsy Wolf, Amidon-Bowen parent [See presentation] Inequity in school funding in DCPS DCPS funds look like they are equitably allocated across schools in that schools serving greater % at-risk get more funds. But schools serving greater % at-risk alsoContinue reading “W6PSPO Meeting Notes – March 19, 2019”

CHPSPO Meeting Notes – December 2018 and January 2019

Miner Elementary School – 601 15th Street, NE January 15, 2019 – 6:30 p.m. – 8 p.m.   2019 Performance Oversight and Budget Hearings, Laura Marks and Anne Phelps Budget Presentation. See presentation. Important to make priorities heard by Mayor before it is transmitted to Council (March 20), as agencies are formulating their budget now. Citizen prioritiesContinue reading “CHPSPO Meeting Notes – December 2018 and January 2019”

Join CHPSPO’s Strategic Planning – Feb 24

To enhance our efforts to develop common goals, facilitate collaboration, and drive real change among public schools in Ward 6, to improve the education received by all children, the Capitol Hill Public Schools Parent Organization (CHPSPO) is engaging the DC education community in a strategic planning process. All CHPSPO members, as well as families, principals, and engaged community members are invited to participateContinue reading “Join CHPSPO’s Strategic Planning – Feb 24”

CHPSPO Meeting Notes – June 20, 2017

Payne Elementary School, 1445 C Street, SE June 20, 2017 – 6:30 p.m. – 8 p.m.   SBOE Update – Joe Weedon, Ward 6 SBOE Representative Additional funding allocated by DC Council When council added additional funding to schools, came w/ a directive to put money into local schools. Chancellor committed that $$ would goContinue reading “CHPSPO Meeting Notes – June 20, 2017”