April 30, 2018

Since we took office, we've been fighting for the common-sense solutions that we know will make our school system more equitable, more transparent, more accountable and more responsive to the needs of our most vulnerable students and families.

This month, because of o...

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....

April 12, 2017

Today, we celebrated 100 days working on behalf of the children and families of Ward 8. We've accomplish so much so early because of your commitment and dedication to the values we share. Check out the "Report Card" below to see some of our 100 day highlights - by the...

January 27, 2017

On January 2nd, I took the oath of office to represent Ward 8 on the DC State Board of Education. I am humbled by the faith my neighbors have placed in me to represent their interests and am excited about the task of ensuring that every child, no matter their zip code,...

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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