Mayor Muriel Bowser is expected to name the new DCPS superintendent by Oct. 31. John Davis, who took over in an interim capacity after longtime Chancellor Kaya Henderson’s departure last month, is among candidates vying for the post. [read more…]
“I have always grappled with finding resources that bridged the gap for students between conceptual understanding, procedural fluency, and application. Many curriculums provided an abundance of procedural fluency problems, few application problems, and failed to provide the ladder to help students go from concrete to abstract in their understanding. [read more…]
Interim schools Chancellor John Davis will give the “State of DC Public Schools” address on Tuesday, Oct. 18. The event begins at 6:30 p.m. and will be held at Roosevelt High School in Northwest. [read more…]
The PGCPS community is mourning the sudden death this month of Parkdale High School principal Tanya Washington. Washington joined Prince George’s County Public Schools in 1997 as a teacher at William Wirt Middle School. She later taught science at Charles H. Flowers High School. She served as assistant principal at Oxon Hill Middle School and Largo High School before moving to Parkdale High School as principal in 2013.
The Office of Family and Public Engagement and the Office of Teaching and Learning collaborated to create grade specific Parent Guides. The guides provide tools parents need to support their child’s learning at home. For high school students, the guides also provide tips for how to successfully navigate the path to and through college.
Students and staff at Washington Leadership Academy Public Charter School had a lot to cheer about Wednesday after being named one of 10 nationwide winners of the “XQ: Super School Project.” [read more…]
Reading Partners, a nonprofit early-literacy organization that pairs students in under-resourced schools with volunteer tutors, has released its 2015-2016 impact reports which revealed that young D.C. children are benefiting from the program in a big way. [read more…]