Building Community and Positive Relationships: How Some D.C. Public Charter Schools are Changing their Climate

By: Brian Robinson, Policy Fellow Last week the D.C. Public Charter School Board (PCSB) hosted about two-dozen school leaders from across the city to talk about ways they have built a positive school climate. The National School Climate Center defines school climate as “the quality and character of school life.” When schools have a positiveContinue reading “Building Community and Positive Relationships: How Some D.C. Public Charter Schools are Changing their Climate”

Teacher and Principal Retention

By: Alexander Jue, Policy Analyst Teachers are the foundation of a quality education, and they are vital to the success of our students and our schools. The goals of excellence and equity in education in the District of Columbia cannot be achieved without a thriving, highly effective teacher workforce. In May 2018, SBOE contracted withContinue reading “Teacher and Principal Retention”