SBOE Weekly Ed Links: 09-28-2018

By: Paul Negron, Public Affairs Specialist We’ve collected the most important education news and upcoming events here in the District and around the country! DC NEWS Cracking code to ‘break the cycle’: STEM middle school opens in DC | WTOP Digital Pioneers Academy is one of three new D.C. public charter schools that opened forContinue reading “SBOE Weekly Ed Links: 09-28-2018”

State Board in the Community: September 2018

By: Paul Negron, Public Affairs Specialist This September, State Board members celebrated with students, parents, teachers and school leaders at back-to-school events around the District and sought feedback on the DCPS chancellor search! Laura (Ward 1) listened to parent feedback during the Ward 1 DCPS chancellor forum. Ward 1 residents are weighing in on theContinue reading “State Board in the Community: September 2018”

SBOE Weekly Ed Links: 09-21-2018

By: Paul Negron, Public Affairs Specialist Check out this week’s can’t-miss events and education news in the District and around the country! SBOE IN THE NEWS D.C. Council members look to curtail mayor’s control of city schools | Washington Post (Ruth) Unionists elected to political office busy getting more unionists to run | People’s WorldContinue reading “SBOE Weekly Ed Links: 09-21-2018”

SBOE Submits Student-focused Recommendations on DCPS Chancellor Search

By: Paul Negron, Public Affairs Specialist Today, the DC State Board of Education (SBOE), including the Student Representatives and Student Advisory Committee, urged Mayor Muriel Bowser to make certain that any candidate for chancellor of DC Public Schools (DCPS) possess at least six qualities. Many of the SBOE recommended qualities have been echoed in communityContinue reading “SBOE Submits Student-focused Recommendations on DCPS Chancellor Search”

SBOE Weekly Ed Links: 09-15-2018

By: Paul Negron, Public Affairs Specialist Take a look at our weekly rundown of the top education news and events here in the District and around the country! SBOE IN THE NEWS Two State Board of Education incumbents face challengers, with three-way races for two open seats | DC Line (Ruth, Joe) DCPS chancellor searchContinue reading “SBOE Weekly Ed Links: 09-15-2018”

SBOE Weekly Ed Links: 09-08-2018

By: Paul Negron, Public Affairs Specialist Check out our rundown of the latest news here in the District and nationwide. SBOE IN THE NEWS DC parents demanding answers of why kids are attending class near demolition site | (Joe) FAKING THE GRADE: DCPS principals unhappy and uncertain | (Joe) Parents, Community Weigh in on D.C.Continue reading “SBOE Weekly Ed Links: 09-08-2018”

On the Agenda: DME Update on DCPS Chancellor Search

By: Paul Negron, Public Affairs Specialist At this month’s working session held this past Wednesday, Interim Deputy Mayor for Education (DME) Ahnna Smith spoke to State Board members about the ongoing search for the new District of Columbia Public Schools (DCPS) Chancellor. Mayor Bowser launched the search process earlier this summer, appointing the Our SchoolsContinue reading “On the Agenda: DME Update on DCPS Chancellor Search”