March 4, 2018

This month, our community continued to be rocked by scandal, revelations of missteps and resignations at the highest levels of our education system. Public trust in the system has been shaken across all eight wards. Our families are ready for an honest deal and that st...

February 7, 2018

From the day I took office, I knew that if we were to give young people the quality of education and quality of life that they deserved, we had to galvanize our families and communities around this cause; and ensure that they -- the people -- got the final word....

December 29, 2017

Next year will mark a quarter-century since my premature birth in Congress Heights. My mother, Florine, as with so many expecting mothers who lived east of the Anacostia River in the 1990s, traveled the short distance to Greater Southeast Community Hospital, now known...

December 23, 2016

Friend --

Thank you to the residents of Ward 8 who put their faith in me to serve as our next Ward 8 member on the DC State Board of Education. We take office on January 2, 2017 and I am working hard in the meantime to prepare for the important work that will improve...

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VIDEO: Markus Discusses Ward 8's Vision at DCPS Chancellor Confirmation Hearing

February 16, 2019

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