State Board in the Community: November 2017

By: Alexandria Smith, Communication Fellow Here are the latest community outings from the members of the DC State Board of Education! Laura Wilson Phelan of Ward 1 speaks on the work of the SBOE High School Graduation Requirements task force at Banneker High School alongside Ward 4 representative, Lannette Woodruff. Thank you @Banneker_ES for allowingContinue reading “State Board in the Community: November 2017”

Courageous Conversations Had at NASBE Conference in Atlanta

By: Jack Jacobson, Vice President and Ward 2 Representative Last week I had the pleasure of attending the National Association of State Boards of Education Annual Conference, where State Board of Education Members from around the country gathered to discuss important education policy issues, build relationships with other policymakers from around the country, and learnContinue reading “Courageous Conversations Had at NASBE Conference in Atlanta”

Center City PCS-Congress Heights Hosts First Fridays

On Friday, November 3rd, Center City Public Charter School in Congress Heights hosted community members and education advocates for this month’s First Fridays tour. In one of the most engaging parts of the day, students welcomed and engaged in small group discussions with attendees prior to the start of the presentation giving some true insight intoContinue reading “Center City PCS-Congress Heights Hosts First Fridays”