2018 National Forum on Education Policy

By: Matt Repka, Policy Analyst The Education Commission of the States (ECS) held its annual National Forum on Education Policy in late June 2018 at the Marriott Wardman Park in Washington, DC. Hundreds of state legislators, state board members, principals, teachers, and other education stakeholders attended the three-day event, which featured presentations, workshops, and addressesContinue reading “2018 National Forum on Education Policy”

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”

Make Your Voice Heard on the ESSA School Report Card

By: Paul Negron, Public Affairs Specialist The DC State Board of Education (SBOE) will hold its monthly public meeting on Wednesday, January 17, 2018, at 5:30 p.m. in the Old Council Chambers at 441 4th Street NW. The SBOE wants to hear the community’s thoughts on the proposed content of a new school report card that willContinue reading “Make Your Voice Heard on the ESSA School Report Card”

Ashley Carter Meets with a Philippine Delegation on Education

On Wednesday, September 3rd, the District of Columbia’s State School Board of Education At-Large Representative, Ashley Carter met with a delegation of 3 educators and school administration professionals from the Philippines. As a part of the International Visitor Leadership Program, the delegates sought to explore a range of perspectives on public, private, and mixed educationalContinue reading “Ashley Carter Meets with a Philippine Delegation on Education”

#ESSA Task Force Application Deadline EXTENDED to July 24th!

We’ve extended the application period for our new Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) Advisory Task Force! Interested community members may now submit their application until Monday, July 24 at 12:00 noon. To apply to serve on the Task Force, click here. Under the leadership of Dr. Lannette Woodruff (Ward 4), the ESSA Advisory Task Force will help advise theContinue reading “#ESSA Task Force Application Deadline EXTENDED to July 24th!”

Why I Love Education Policy (And You Should, Too!)

By: Maria Salciccioli, Policy Analyst From June 28 – 30, the Education Commission of the States held its 2017 National Forum on Education Policy in San Diego, California. I had the opportunity to attend and relished the chance to meet education leaders from around the country and learn more about other states’ innovative education policies.Continue reading “Why I Love Education Policy (And You Should, Too!)”