Year-end review of events in DC public education in 2018 with two guests on Dec 13: Rachel Cohen and Jared Catapano. UPDATED with recording.
The competition (charter) model opens new schools without overall planning — sometimes in opposition to community efforts. Listen for its effects on DC’s Ward 7
How can existing, often beleaguered, public schools survive and thrive when new charter schools open with no overall planning structure? This discussion will focus on DC’s Ward 7, where a growing number of schools share increasingly meager resources. Thursday, July 13, at 11 a.m. EASTERN. Listen live via TuneIn or check back for recording, posted shortly after air time.
The White House’s proposed budget would cut public education by hundreds of millions, while giving money to voucher and charter programs. In addition, Denisha Jones
Markus Batchelor, DC State Board of Education Representative from Ward 8, and Valerie Jablow, DCPS parent and blogger, joined the Education Town Hall on April
Julian Vasquez Heilig, professor, researcher and Education Chair of the California NAACP, discusses the NAACP’s recent call for a moratorium on public charter schools, and