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September 2017 Newsletter

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Post-Survey Highlights

After every HQSC, we administer a post-survey to our families to see what they think about our resources and support, and to see what we can improve for the next campaign. Preliminary results are in, and we are excited to see that 89% of families rated DCSRN's services as excellent or very good! Check out the inforgraphic above and read more about DCSRN's work in the latest issue of East of the River.

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Fourth Annual DC Parent & Family Engagement Summit

Join OSSE on Saturday Sept. 16th for the 2017 DC Parent and Family Engagement Summit! The purpose of the conference is to work in partnership with parents and families to effectively implement the state education plan. Parents and family members are essential to the successful implementation of the state plan and play a significant role in ensuring that the educational needs of the community are addressed effectively. Click here to register. 


Interview Feature: Stanton Elementary School

Since the fall of 2011, DCSRN has partnered with DC Scholars Stanton Elementary School 2011 to support 5th grade families during the transition to middle school. Since that first campaign, the partnership between DCSRN and Stanton has grown, from helping families through the common lottery application and enrollment processes to hosting the annual Virtual School Tour Movie Night. Throughout the years, Stanton staff have been vital in strengthening this partnership. Christie Atlee, Manager of Community and Family Engagement, has been a presence at Stanton since 2013. Here, DCSRN gathers her thoughts on the common lottery, how the process could be even better, and why Stanton’s relationship with DCSRN is critical to 5th grade families.

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ICYMI: Great Articles in Education

How Free Eyeglasses are Boosting Test Scores in Baltimore

    How One Group is Defying Conventional Wisdom on Parental Involvement in Memphis Schools

      The Repercussions of the Black Teacher Shortage

        D.C. Public Schools Chancellor Antwan Wilson Faces First Full School Year

          He Though He Hated School. Here's How We Turned It Around for a Kid With Special Needs


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