Sign Up TOMORROW For DCPS Parent Advisory Boards

DCPS is forming five parent advisory boards for school year 2018-19. The deadline for signing up is midnight tomorrow, Friday June 22. The boards are: --Chancellor’s Parent Advisory Board --Deputy Chancellor for Social Emotional and Academic Development Parent Advisory Board --Deputy Chancellor of Innovation and Systems Improvement Advisory Board --Special Education Parent Advisory Board --Strategic … Continue reading Sign Up TOMORROW For DCPS Parent Advisory Boards

Lead In School Water Again: Now With A Petition!

Really, you would think this is old news, worthy of yellowed newspaper clippings only, but no: our city is apparently again not doing due diligence in testing and remediating drinking water sources in schools. Parents at Maury Elementary created this petition, after discovering that the city agency in charge of lead in water testing, DGS, did … Continue reading Lead In School Water Again: Now With A Petition!

Since They Really (Really?) Want To Hear About Those Report Cards, Let’s Tell Them

So, several rounds of feedback sessions concerning the school report cards have already been held (and are still ongoing--sign up here). This is after all feedback was supposedly stopped on May 4 (funny how long that month was/is). Adding to the time warp, just yesterday OSSE (the office of the state superintendent of education) announced … Continue reading Since They Really (Really?) Want To Hear About Those Report Cards, Let’s Tell Them

Integrating Our Schools: June 10 Discussion

This Sunday June 10, join Brookings Institution researcher Andre Perry and DCPS teacher Clare Berke in a discussion and workshop on integrating our public schools. The event--sponsored by Integrated Schools--will take place from 1:30-3:30 pm at the Petworth Library (4200 Kansas Ave NW). Snacks will be provided and childcare is available. More information, including instructions on RSVPing, … Continue reading Integrating Our Schools: June 10 Discussion