State Board Candidates In Their Own Words (Hard Cash And Hard Drink Edition)

So, in the wake of Post revelations (see here and here) that candidates for the elected state board of education are raising record amounts of money (hmm: why EVER is this rush of money happening?!? Oh, that’s why), local (and unpaid volunteer) education advocacy group C4DC has published answers that candidates provided to questions from … Continue reading State Board Candidates In Their Own Words (Hard Cash And Hard Drink Edition)

The Chancellor Selection Panel Meets Tomorrow, October 9

and, despite the fact that the meeting is not listed on the city’s public calendar, it is listed on the chancellor selection website as occurring tomorrow, Tuesday October 9, between 4 and 6 pm, Department of Employment Services, 4058 Minnesota Ave NE, in the community room. Tomorrow’s meeting of the chancellor selection panel is, in fact, … Continue reading The Chancellor Selection Panel Meets Tomorrow, October 9

New MFP Feedback Sessions (Now With FOIA Responses–Kinda)

Starting next week, the office of the Deputy Mayor for Education (DME) will hold public meetings to update the public on the Master Facilities Plan (MFP): Tuesday, October 9th, 6:30 PM Roosevelt High School 4301 13th St NW Thursday, October 11th, 6:30 PM Woodridge Neighborhood Library 1801 Hamlin St NE Saturday, October 13th, 10:00 AM … Continue reading New MFP Feedback Sessions (Now With FOIA Responses–Kinda)

September 2018: Recess Is (Really) Over

Besides a host of legislation relating to DC’s publicly funded schools being introduced last week, September is gearing up to be quite the month for DC education issues. --On September 18, the city council held a roundtable hearing on independent educational research in DC--specifically outlining the contrast between the council’s effort to have an independent … Continue reading September 2018: Recess Is (Really) Over

Public Feedback: Get Your Word In, While The Getting’s Good

Right now, the office of the deputy mayor for education (DME) is hitting up against quite a few deadlines for public school policies and events: --The cross sector task force recommendations; --The (overdue) master facilities plan (MFP); and --Public feedback on the chancellor selection process Though members of the cross sector task force recently received … Continue reading Public Feedback: Get Your Word In, While The Getting’s Good