Community Engagement at EdFest 2017

By: Paul Negron, Public Affairs Specialist Rain, sleet and snow did not stop the SBOE from heading to EdFEST17 on Saturday, December 9th! Members from the State Board and the Office of the Ombudsman and Student Advocate joined a number of DC public schools and public charter schools to showcase the city’s public school optionsContinue reading “Community Engagement at EdFest 2017”

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”

DCPS Chancellor Wilson Promotes Reign Initiative on #FacebookLive

By: Matt Repka, Policy Analyst District of Columbia Public Schools (DCPS) Chancellor Antwan Wilson conducted a Facebook Live interview on Friday to talk about a new initiative in DCPS focused on young women of color. The interview, conducted from the DCPS Central Office in Northeast Washington, briefly discussed DCPS’ new “Reign: Empowering Young Women asContinue reading “DCPS Chancellor Wilson Promotes Reign Initiative on #FacebookLive”