Are you READY to #Vote4DCKids?

October 12, 2022

You’ve seen the campaign posters on lampposts, candidate postcards arriving in your mailbox, heard the door knocking, and maybe even received some phone calls. All of this action can only mean one thing…election season is upon us!

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Watch: PAVE Parents have an authentic conversation about PARCC

September 16, 2022

Last Saturday, at PAVE’s Citywide PLE Board Kickoff, twenty three parent leaders gathered to revisit their #ParentPower, and share their commitments for the upcoming year. While we looked to the future, and a year of success and growth for ALL DC students, we also took time to have a conversation about the current reality. Thank you […]

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Everything You Need to Know About PARCC!

September 9, 2022

We’re sure you’ve seen the headlines, heard the commentary, and read the stories. 2022 DC PARCC results are out, and the scores show what many expected after 2 years of COVID related disruptions. Academic declines in math and ELA are evident, with the gaps growing larger for the district’s Black and Brown students.

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Have a GREAT school year!

August 29, 2022

Today, DC Public Schools and many public charter schools will return to school – if they haven’t already! Ahead of the new school year, PAVE parent leaders shared their hopes, visions, and concerns for their kids.

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It’s time to #Vote4DCKids!

June 21, 2022

The DC Primary Election is happening NOW! Take ONE minute to commit to #Vote4DCKids in the DC Primary Election to put our children at the center of one of our most important rights because OUR VOICE = OUR VOTE!

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What will YOUR #SummitStory be?

June 8, 2022

The 2022 PAVE Parent Policy Summit powerful day focused on the voices of DC parents and families while celebrating our community and parents’ vision for a brighter, more equitable future for all DC kids! But don’t just take our word for it! Read why these parent leaders are looking forward to the Summit…

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#ParentPower in the Budget & Ballot Box

June 2, 2022

Over the past year, PAVE parent leaders have advocated for THEIR visions for their TOP #ParentPriorities: School-Based Mental Health (SBMH) and Out-of-School Time (OST) Programs and the #ParentPower could NOT be stopped. 

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Get Loud, Get Proud, and Get Out the #Vote4DCKids!

May 5, 2022

Now more than ever it’s so important for parents – who know their kids best – to demonstrate the power of their VOICE through their VOTE. That’s what the #Vote4DCKids movement is all about: DC residents making their voice heard, including knowing how to vote, where to vote, and who is on the ballot.

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