COUNCILMEMBER DAVID GROSSO
COMMITTEE ON EDUCATION
ANNOUNCES A PUBLIC HEARING
State of School-Based Athletics in Public Schools and
B21-601, “District of Columbia State Athletics Consolidation Act of 2016”
Wednesday, June 15, 2016
10:00 a.m., Hearing Room 123, 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 the state of school-based athletics in public schools and B21-601, “District of Columbia State Athletics Consolidation Act of 2016.” The hearing will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, June 15, 2016 in Room 123 of the John A. Wilson Building.
The purpose of this hearing is to discuss the various issues pertaining to the operation and expansion of school-based athletic programs in public schools in the District of Columbia. The stated purpose of B21-601 is to establish the District of Columbia State Athletic Association (DCSAA) and require the DCSAA to consolidate all administrative and operational functions associated with school based athletic programs in the District.
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 Monday, June 13. 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 hearing, written statements are encouraged and will be made a part of the official record. Written statements should be submitted 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 at 5:00 p.m. on June 29, 2016.