COUNCILMEMBER DAVID GROSSO
COMMITTEE ON EDUCATION
ANNOUNCES THE RECONVENING OF THE PUBLIC OVERSIGHT ROUNDTABLE
Graduation Rate Accountability
Wednesday, June 13, 2018
10:00 a.m., Hearing Room 412, John A. Wilson Building
1350 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20004
Councilmember David Grosso announces the reconvening of the public oversight roundtable of the Committee on Education on graduation standards in District of Columbia Public Schools and to account for how they are being met. Part I of the roundtable was held on Friday, December 15, 2017 in Hearing Room 500 of the John A. Wilson Building and Part II of the roundtable was held on February 8, 2018 in Hearing Room 412 of the John A. Wilson Building.
The purpose of Part III of the roundtable is to review the Office of the State Superintendent of Education’s (“OSSE”) latest report on the progress that D.C. Public Schools (“DCPS”) and Public Charter School Board’s (“PCSB”) have made in implementing Alvarez and Marsal’s recommendations on improving graduation accountability. OSSE’s report is expected to be released in the beginning of June.
While this hearing is limited to oral testimony from invited witnesses, written statements from the public will be made a part of the official record. Copies of 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, D.C. 20004. The record will remain open for an extended time and will close at a date to be determined later.