Matt Frumin Testimony – DC Council – Comprehensive Plan Amendment Act of 2020

Testimony of Matthew Frumin on the Comprehensive Plan Education Facilities Element Thank you for this opportunity to testify on this important subject. My focus today is not on the land use issues will be the focus of much of the testimony, but on the Education Facilities Element that is intended to offer a vision forContinue reading “Matt Frumin Testimony – DC Council – Comprehensive Plan Amendment Act of 2020”

Cathy Reilly Testimony – DC Council – Comprehensive Plan Amendment Act of 2020

Testimony on the Comprehensive Plan Amendment Act of 2020 – November 13, 2020 My name is Cathy Reilly, the executive director of the Senior High Alliance of Parents, Principals and Educators, a member of C4DC. I am also a part of the Ward 4 Ed Alliance. Thank you for this opportunity to testify on theContinue reading “Cathy Reilly Testimony – DC Council – Comprehensive Plan Amendment Act of 2020”

Remarks by Danica Petroshius – WTU Hearing and Rally on DCPS Reopening Plan

Remarks by Danica Petroshius DCPS Parent WTU Rally October 23, 2020 Good afternoon. My name is Danica Petroshius and I am a parent of two children at a DCPS school that serves students from every Ward, with the highest percentage of students residing in Wards 5-8. We are a strong school community built on:  Community created by our familiesContinue reading “Remarks by Danica Petroshius – WTU Hearing and Rally on DCPS Reopening Plan”

Sandra Moscoso – SBOE Meeting on Reopening of DC Public Schools

Testimony of Sandra Moscoso before the DC State Board of Education Wednesday, October 21, 2020 Reopening of Schools President Watterberg and State Board of Education Representatives, thank you for the opportunity to testify. My name is Sandra Moscoso. I live in Ward 6 and am the parent of two students at School Without Walls HighContinue reading “Sandra Moscoso – SBOE Meeting on Reopening of DC Public Schools”

Suzanne Wells Testimony – SBOE Meeting on Reopening of DC Public Schools

DC State Board of Education Public Meeting October 20, 2020 Re-opening of Schools My name is Suzanne Wells, and I am the president of the Ward 6 Public Schools Parent Organization. Thank you for the opportunity to testify this evening about the plans to re-open the DCPS. The State Board of Education is the onlyContinue reading “Suzanne Wells Testimony – SBOE Meeting on Reopening of DC Public Schools”

Walk to School Day is October 7, 2020 – Join Us or *Join* Us!

Ready to celebrate Walk to School Day? Join us at Lincoln Park for a (mask on) socially distant event, or *join* us virtually by getting out for a walk to drop off your ballot at the ballot drop box closest to you. Or you just take a walk around the neighborhood before heading (back) toContinue reading “Walk to School Day is October 7, 2020 – Join Us or *Join* Us!”

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”

Parent Sign On Letter Raising Questions about Learning in a Pandemic – to the Mayor and Committee on Education and Child Care

Note: we could not find a publicly available list of all of the Committee members’ emails. We found as many as we could. Please share with the full Committee. Thank you. Dear Mayor Muriel Bowser and the Reopen DC Committee: Education and Child Care, On behalf of the 203 parents and community members who signed,Continue reading “Parent Sign On Letter Raising Questions about Learning in a Pandemic – to the Mayor and Committee on Education and Child Care”