SBOE Weekly Ed Links: 08-17-2018

By: Paul Negron, Public Affairs Specialist Check out our rundown of this week’s top education news and events in the District and around the country! SBOE IN THE NEWS Back to School: Time for All of Us to Get to Work! | Hill Rag NATIONAL Beyond Equality: Considerations for Equity in Schools | Eduwonk Today,Continue reading “SBOE Weekly Ed Links: 08-17-2018”

SBOE sees continued, but limited growth on PARCC test 

By: Paul Negron, Public Affairs Specialist During a press conference held last evening at the newly-modernized Bancroft Elementary School, Mayor Muriel Bowser, with Ward 1 Councilmember Brianne Nadeau, Interim Deputy Mayor Ahnna Smith, State Superintendent of Education Hanseul Kang, Interim DC Public Schools Chancellor Dr. Amanda Alexander, DC Public Charter School Board Executive Director Scott Pearson,Continue reading “SBOE sees continued, but limited growth on PARCC test “

SBOE Weekly Ed Links: 08-10-2018

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! NATIONAL NEWS New Teachers Are Often Assigned to High-Poverty Schools. Why Not Train Them There? | EdWeek This fall, the Denver public schools are piloting a program aimed at training newContinue reading “SBOE Weekly Ed Links: 08-10-2018”

SBOE Weekly Ed Links: 08/03/2018

By: Paul Negron, Public Affairs Specialist Check out our rundown of the top education news and events this week in the District and around the country! SBOE QUOTED IN THE NEWS The Progressive Happy Hour: Young People, Young Leaders | PFAW NATIONAL NEWS Major Changes Planned By Department Of Education | WAMU The Education DepartmentContinue reading “SBOE Weekly Ed Links: 08/03/2018”

State Board in the Community: July 2018

By: Paul Negron, Public Affairs Specialist In July, SBOE members visited DCPS and charter schools and participated in important community gatherings across the District. Jack (Ward 2 / Vice President) was honored with a Multilingual Education Visionary award by DC Language Immersion. “I grew up in South Dakota – we didn’t really have dual language…Continue reading “State Board in the Community: July 2018”

SBOE Weekly Ed Links: 07/28/2018

By: Paul Negron, Public Affairs Specialist Check out our rundown of the top education news and events this week in the District and around the country. SBOE QUOTED IN THE NEWS Who Gets Access to Data About D.C.’s Public Schools? | Washington City Paper SBOE Rejects Credit Recovery Proposal, Seeks Public Guidance | Washington InformerContinue reading “SBOE Weekly Ed Links: 07/28/2018”

SBOE Weekly EdLinks: 07/15/2018

By: Paul Negron, Public Affairs Specialist Here’s your weekly rundown of education local/national news and events here in the District. SBOE QUOTED IN THE NEWS D.C. Officials Irked by Report of Unlicensed Teachers | Washington Informer Statement on Mayor’s Veto of School Promotion and Graduation Fairness Emergency Act of 2018 | Markus Batchelor How 2Continue reading “SBOE Weekly EdLinks: 07/15/2018”

SBOE Weekly EdLinks: 07/06/2018

By: Paul Negron, Public Affairs Specialist Starting today, we are launching a weekly rundown of education local/national news and events here in the District! SBOE QUOTED IN THE NEWS Bowser Waited Until After The Primary to Find The Next Public Schools Chancellor | Washington City Paper Student journalists at Wilson High’s Beacon look to buildContinue reading “SBOE Weekly EdLinks: 07/06/2018”

State Board in the Community: June 2018

By: Paul Negron, Public Affairs Specialist In June, SBOE members criss-crossed the District visiting DC public schools and public charter schools, attending high school graduation events, and participating in important community gatherings. Karen (Ward 7 / President), Ashley (At-Large), and Joe (Ward 6) attended Mayor Bowser’s press conference announcing the new search committee for DCContinue reading “State Board in the Community: June 2018”

SBOE at School Without Walls

By: Paul Negron, Public Affairs Specialist Last month, Principal Richard Trogisch and his team welcomed SBOE members Ruth Wattenberg, Joe Weedon, and some of my SBOE staff colleagues to tour the beautiful School Without Walls campus. “Walls,” as the school is affectionately known, is the only DC Public Schools high school located in Ward 2Continue reading “SBOE at School Without Walls”