The City's Education Advisory Committee needs your help drafting questions for the debate! The Prince George’s County Public Schools Board of Education is responsible for overseeing public education in the county. Four people are seeking the District 3 school board seat. Whoever is elected will play an important role in addressing the needs of children in our local schools. Please share questions you would like the candidates to be asked, and/or vote for the questions submitted by others. The debate moderators will use the information provided here to create a final set of questions.

District 3 stretches from Hyattsville, Mt. Rainier, Brentwood and North Brentwood west through Chillum, Rolling Crest, and Carole Highlands and north through Adelphi. The debate will take place May 24 at 6:30 p.m. at 4310 Gallatin Street. Join us in person, watch via Comcast 71/Verizon 12, or stream online via Hyattsville.org.

Please note that the City does not endorse any candidate in this election, and is assisting this event only as a service to residents. 

 

 

The academic and cognitive benefits of second language immersion education are well-documented. Prince George's County is currently a leader in this area, boasting programs such as Caesar Chavez' dual immersion school, that can be found no where else in the DC area. Continued support for these programs is a vital step towards the goal of expanding second-language instruction in all PG County schools. Agree or disagree?

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BARBARA MORRIS 4 months ago

Please add to this question, "What should be done to ensure that students in ALL schools have exposure to second languages?" There is a related question that I will post separately.

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