Let’s Be Clear: DC Teacher Retention Isn’t Just A Problem. It’s A Crisis.

This Wednesday evening, October 23, at 5:30 pm, the DC state board of education (SBOE), DC’s only elected body with a direct (if relatively powerless) voice on our schools, will take public testimony on teacher retention in DC’s publicly funded schools. (See more information here.) While public voice is sorely needed in every conversation about … Continue reading Let’s Be Clear: DC Teacher Retention Isn’t Just A Problem. It’s A Crisis.

Moving The Needle Together On DCPS’s Computer Challenges

[Ed. Note: This blog post is an update of one written by Grace Hu in July 2018 on technology challenges in DCPS. A Ward 6 parent who serves on the Amidon-Bowen Local School Advisory Team, Hu is also the founder of Digital Equity in DC Education, a volunteer coalition of DCPS parents dedicated to closing … Continue reading Moving The Needle Together On DCPS’s Computer Challenges

The Time To Call The Council For Transparency In Our Schools Is NOW

[Ed. Note: The following call to action is from Cathy Reilly, one of the organizers of C4DC, a coalition of ward-based education councils and education organizations dedicated to the support of DCPS. The call is to ensure that in the school budgeting transparency bill (0239) being marked-up by our city council right now and voted … Continue reading The Time To Call The Council For Transparency In Our Schools Is NOW