What’s Not Said: Hearings & Budgets

In the swirl of upcoming performance oversight hearings (see the list below and this site's calendar) and council actions regarding our public schools, what’s notable is what’s not being said. For one, the mayor has just requested for DCPS buildings a lot of reprogramming of money originally slated for other uses--to the tune of $54 million. The … Continue reading What’s Not Said: Hearings & Budgets

Better School Quality Measures–And Hearings

Herein a rundown of events on the horizon: DCPS calendar feedback: DCPS is soliciting feedback on calendar proposals. See here for more information. School will start August 26 (traditional calendar) or August 12 (extended year calendar). OSSE school report card feedback: The office of the state superintendent of education (OSSE) would like your thoughts on … Continue reading Better School Quality Measures–And Hearings