COUNCILMEMBER DAVID GROSSO
COMMITTEE ON EDUCATION
ANNOUNCES A PUBLIC HEARING
B22-0951, the “School Safety Act of 2018,”
B22-0967, the “Student Safety and Consent Education Act of 2018”
Thursday, November 1, 2018
10:00 a.m., Hearing Room 412, John A. Wilson Building
1350 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20004
Councilmember David Grosso announces the scheduling of a public hearing of the Committee on Education on B22-0951, the “School Safety Act of 2018”and B22-0967, the “Student Safety and Consent Education Act of 2018.” The roundtable will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, November 1, 2018 in Hearing Room 412 of the John A. Wilson Building.
The stated purpose of B22-0951 is to require schools to adapt and implement a policy to prevent and address child sexual abuse, including protocols for responding to and reporting allegations. The stated purpose of B22-0967 is to require schools to adapt and implement a policy to prevent and address peer-to-peer sexual harassment, sexual assault, and dating violence among students.
Those who wish to testify may sign-up online at http://bit.do/EducationHearings or call the Committee on Education at (202) 724-8061 by 5:00pm Tuesday, October 30, 2018. Persons wishing to testify are encouraged, but not required, to submit 15 copies of written testimony. Witnesses appearing on his or her own behalf should limit their testimony to three minutes; witnesses representing organizations should limit their testimony to five minutes.
If you are unable to testify at the roundtable, written statements are encouraged and will be made a part of the official record. Written statements should be submitted by email to Ashley Strange, firstname.lastname@example.org, or by post to the Committee on Education, Council of the District of Columbia, Suite 116 of the John A. Wilson Building, 1350 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W., Washington, DC 20004. The record will close at 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, November 15, 2018.