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Monday, February 27, 2023
Contract Town Hall
Please join us at an upcoming Contract Town Hall to tell us what you and your school community would like to see in the next CBA.
- March 2nd CBA Town Hall at Anacostia HS, 4:30-6:00pm
- March 7th CBA Town Hall at Deal MS, 4:30-6:00pm
Mark McCants, teacher at Stoddert Elementary passed away suddenly on Feb 19th
Last week, President Pogue Lyons testified at the Council oversight hearing on the School Year 2023-2034 budgets, along with dozens of parents and advocates. The official record for the hearing is open for two weeks and we encourage you to submit any concerns you have with your budget to the Council via email [email protected] or contact LeKisha Jordan, Senior Policy Advisor, at (202) 724-8137.
You can find your proposed budget at https://DCPSbudget.com, speak with your LSAT about your school’s budget. Thanks to volunteer analysts, and advocates, here are the schools budgets in a workable format.
We also ask that you contact your Field Representative if you have concerns or if your LSAT has not met. Please note that LSAT meetings are subject to Open Meeting Act regulations, meaning they are open for all to attend (though only LSAT members are allowed to speak, unless the LSAT votes to allow non-member participation).
DC Council – Education Oversight Hearing
Please Sign-up here to testify at the DC Council’s oversight hearing on the performance of Education Agencies (Public Witnesses) during the 2022-2023 year. The hearing is scheduled for Wednesday, March 1, 2023 at 9:30am. The deadline to register is 5pm on Monday, February 27, 2023.
Teacher Leader Survey on Professional Development
Please click here to take a survey on Professional Development for one of the WTU’s Teacher Leaders.
- Enrollment Season Compels Conversation About Educational Equity - The Washington Informer
- Black Male Teachers Represent 2 Percent of Education Workforce - The Washington Informer
- Council Clashes with DCPS on Budget Deadlines and Transparency - The Washington Informer
- D.C. public school budget proposal criticized for cuts - The Washington Post
D.C. schools granted millions in contracts without required council approval - The Washington Post
AM Brew News and Notices are archived at https://www.wtulocal6.net/AMBrew.
WTU Secondary Grading Policy Taskforce Meeting
Monday, February 27 @ 4pm via zoom
Meeting ID: 823 8228 1031; Passcode: 611756
February 28 - Office of the Student Advocate, SPED rights workshop
Ward 7 Education Council
March 25 - WTU Shared Vision Conference
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