The PAVE Blog
PAVE is dedicated to amplifying the voices of parents from across DC because we know that every parent has a unique story to share. Through the PAVE Blog, parents can continue making their voices heard by sharing those unique stories, experiences, and priorities with our community.
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Russchelle Moore: Forever healing open wounds
Trigger Warning: This blog piece mentions multiple forms of trauma, including drug and alcohol addiction and abuse, physical abuse, and emotional abuse. My entire life
Letisha Vinson: A stumble worth taking
Sometimes sharing my story feels like stumbling down a flight of stairs. I start at the top, sharing all the good parts – like my
Renee Davis: Twice-Exceptional students deserve exceptional learning opportunities
As a native Washingtonian, I grew up attending schools in DC. To my teachers and school leaders, I was deemed gifted because I did well
Loretta Jones: Mental health supports are needed…for the entire family
As the city works to recover from COVID-19, PAVE parent leaders are calling for increased mental-health support funding with $6.4 million for expanded programming to
Maryam Oladipupo: Unintended consequences of living in close quarters during a pandemic
Living in close quarters for the last year means that my 10-year-old, for the first time in his life, has unfiltered access to his parents’
Kat Zambon: We’re lucky and okay, but we still deserve better
My family is lucky because virtual learning is okay. But it’s just that: okay. My daughter likes her teacher and participates in class often. We