CHAIRMAN PHIL MENDELSON
COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE
COUNCILMEMBER DAVID GROSSO
COMMITTEE ON EDUCATION
ANNOUNCE A JOINT PUBLIC OVERSIGHT HEARING
Academic Achievement in the District of Columbia Public
and Public Charter Schools
Friday, November 22, 2019
9:30 a.m., Hearing Room 412, John A. Wilson Building
1350 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20004
Chairman Phil Mendelson and Councilmember David Grosso announce a joint public oversight hearing of the Committee of the Whole and the Committee on Education on “Academic Achievement in the District of Columbia Public and Public Charter Schools.” This hearing will be held at 9:30 a.m. on Friday, November 22, 2019 in Hearing Room 412 of the John A. Wilson Building.
The stated purpose of this oversight hearing is to discuss Academic Achievement in DC Public and Public Charter Schools by examining and discussing the performance and plans for growth of District public schools on the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC), the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP), as well as Adjusted Cohort Graduation Rate (ACGR). Due to the nature of this hearing, the witness list will be limited to government witnesses and witnesses requested by the Committees.
While testimony is limited to invited and government witnesses, the public and organizations are welcome to submit written statements. If submitted by the close of business on November 20, 2019, these statements will be distributed to Councilmembers before the hearing. Copies of written statements should be submitted by email to Ashley Strange, firstname.lastname@example.org, or by mail 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 close Friday, December 6, 2019, at 5pm.