- Our families should not have to win a lottery or travel long distances to secure an excellent education for their children.
- All of our neighborhoods should enjoy the power of strong neighborhood schools to build communities committed to learning and our children.
- All of our children should be provided with the kind of education that can open doors to 21st century opportunities.
- Our city's resources should be used wisely to support our public education system.
- The Six Principles for Public Education in Washington, DC represent a blueprint for building a public education system in our city.
Most recently, the Coalition has led work on:
>> A paper outlining proposals to enhance the Public Charter School Fiscal Transparency Amendment of 2015, B21-0115, as introduced and being considered by the Committee on Education in fall 2015.
>> A formal letter to Mayor Bowser signed by all Ward Education Councils to urge building on the Vision and work of the Student Assignment Committee and including strong public participation in the soon-to-be-launched Cross-Sector Collaboration Task Force.
>> A School Budget Tool to help people understand and analyze the DCPS individual school budgets in the context of school budgets generally.
>> The Six Principles for Public Education in Washington, DC, a blueprint for building a public education system in our city, signed on by more than 200 DC residents.
Ward 1 Education Collaborative
Ward 2 Education Network
Ward 3/Wilson Feeder Education Network
Ward 4 Education Alliance
Ward Five Council on Education
Capitol Hill Public Schools Parent Organization (CHPSPO)
Ward 7 Education Council
Ward 8 Education Council
Senior High Alliance of Parents Principals and Educators (S.H.A.P.P.E.)
Education Town Hall
Teaching for Change
21st Century School Fund
DC Fiscal Policy Institute