Category Archives: DCPS
Washington Teachers’ Union President Nathan A. Saunders Responds to Low-Wage Workers Strike Washington, DC (May 22, 2013) – Hundreds of low-wage workers from across DC walked out on strike for the past two days calling for a living wage and benefits. The workers – all employed by federally-contracted companies – walked out of food-service and […]
Via The Washington Post, By Emma Brown The District plans to allow public charter schools to enter into long-term leases for a dozen old public school buildings, some of which are traditional public schools that are slated to close by next year, Mayor Vincent C. Gray said Monday. Officials are making available another four buildings […]
What do you teach at SWW? Social Studies. What motivated you to enter a career in education? I’ve always loved working with kids and I come from a long line of teachers, so it seemed like a natural fit. How long have you been a teacher? This is my 5th year. What is your favorite […]
Via The Washington Post, By Emma Brown D.C. Public Schools officials say they anticipate sending fewer than 350 “excess” notices to teachers whose jobs have been eliminated because of budget cuts or changes to academic programs. That number is in line with recent years despite the fact that 13 schools are slated to close in […]
Via Washington City Paper:
Yesterday, WTU President Nathan Saunders met with Randi Weingarten in Cincinnati, Ohio to discuss wrap-around services.