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All students, parents, educators, and community members are invited to provide testimony at public meetings, which are held the third Wednesday of every month at 5:30 pm. Individuals who wish to comment at a public meeting are asked to notify Board staff in advance by filling out our form no later than 48 hours in advance of the meeting.

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Recent Work - Block C

Recent Work

Image with a checklist and loudspeaker on the left side and text on the right side reading, "Student Advisory Committee's Citywide Survey" Student Advisory Committee City-Wide Survey Attention all high schoolers! The Student Advisory Committee (SAC) wants to hear from you! This survey seeks to capture D.C. high school students' perspectives on safe passage, mental health, and Covid safety protocols. Encuesta en espanol:
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Social Studies Standards Revision The State Board, in partnership with the Officer of the State Superintendent of Education (OSSE), has begun its review and update of the District's social studies standards. The revision process presents an opportunity for the District’s social studies standards to be culturally responsive, anti-racist, to impart important social studies content in the early grades, strengthen student knowledge of democratic principles and values, and promote civic engagement.
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To Do: Apply to the Student Advisory Committee (SAC)! Applications Open for the SY2022–23 Student Advisory Committee (SAC) The SAC serves as the voice of students in the State Board’s work. They are consulted on issues of policy before the Board. Each year, the SAC sends the State Board a report on a matter of importance to District students, providing recommended next steps for the State Board to review and implement. If you're a sophomore, junior, or senior at a D.C. traditional public or public charter school, be sure to apply by June 15, 2022! 
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