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”

SBOE Welcomes New Student Representatives

By: Paul Negron, Communications & Public Engagement Late last month, the State Board of Education proudly held swearing-in ceremonies for its two new student representatives, Tallya Rhodes (HD Woodson HS, Ward 7) and Tatiana Robinson (Ballou HS, Ward 8). State Board President Karen Williams was joined by Ashley Carter (At-Large) and Markus Batchelor (Ward 8)Continue reading “SBOE Welcomes New Student Representatives”

State Board in the Community: October 2017

By: Alexandria Smith, Communication Fellow In addition to our monthly public meeting this week, SBOE members were out in full force at community events around the District! JOE WEEDON, WARD 6 Joe Weedon spoke at the Capitol Hill Montessori “Story of Our Schools” Exhibit. 2 @chmldc students introduce @joeweedon speaking on the community value of the projectContinue reading “State Board in the Community: October 2017”

State Board in the Community: October 2017

Lannette Woodruff and Laura Wilson Phelan attended a riveting discussion on family and parent engagement within the education policy space. Learn more about DC PAVE here: dcpave.org. Thank you @LWilsonPhelan & @Lannette4Ward4 for an inspiring conversation about partnering with families in education policy! #PAVEtheway pic.twitter.com/13c8AI0D8Y — PAVE (@dcpave) September 30, 2017   Joe Weedon andContinue reading “State Board in the Community: October 2017”

State Board in the Community

The DC State Board of Education is comprised of 9 board members, one representing each of Washington’s eight wards and one at-large member. Our board members strive to represent the interests of their community members by engaging with teachers, administrators, parents, and students throughout the District. In the coming weeks and months, we will featureContinue reading “State Board in the Community”

New Members of SBOE HS Graduation Requirements Task Force

Today, we announced the new members of our High School Graduation Requirements Task Force! This initiative, announced earlier this month, marks an historic city-wide effort to review, analyze and, as necessary, make thoughtful, implementable recommendations to adjust DC’s high school graduation requirements for all DCPS and public charter school students. The Task Force, under theContinue reading “New Members of SBOE HS Graduation Requirements Task Force”