SBOE Weekly Ed Links: 10-05-2018

By: Paul Negron, Public Affairs Specialist Here is our weekly rundown of the latest District education news and events! SBOE IN THE NEWS High Salaries, But High Turnover In D.C. Public Schools, Study Finds | WAMU A Teacher’s Perspective on DC’s data-based Personalized Learning Program | Data Quality Campaign D.C. Teacher Turnover Exceeds National Average,Continue reading “SBOE Weekly Ed Links: 10-05-2018”

On the Agenda: #DCSafeRoutes Expert Panel

By: Paul Negron, Public Affairs Specialist As the new school year progresses, education stakeholders across the District continue to devise ways to improve safety for students traveling to and from school. At last month’s public meeting, we heard from experts, education advocates, school counselors, and parents on some of the biggest challenges District students faceContinue reading “On the Agenda: #DCSafeRoutes Expert Panel”

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 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”

SBOE Weekly Ed Links: 08-31-2018

By: Paul Negron, Public Affairs Specialist Here’s our rundown of this week’s top education news and events in the District and around the country! SBOE IN THE NEWS Girls (Finally) Get Their Own School in Ward 8 | Afro (Markus) Experts: State Test Scores Only One Measure of Student Progress | Afro (Karen) NATIONAL AfterContinue reading “SBOE Weekly Ed Links: 08-31-2018”

State Board in the Community: August 2018

By: Paul Negron, Public Affairs Specialist This August, State Board members celebrated with students, parents, teachers and school leaders at back to school events around the District! Ashley (At-Large) and Marjoury (Student Representative) shared ideas with the team at an Every Day Counts! Task Force meeting. New @DCSBOE student rep, Marjoury, from @CapitalCityPCS had lotsContinue reading “State Board in the Community: August 2018”