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Our Work


The State Board organizes its work through a set of standing and ad-hoc committees. These committees meet monthly to discuss key issues and focus areas that the State Board has identified as priorities. Learn more about committee assignments here.

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Recent Votes (Resolutions)

Linked here are recent resolutions passed by the State Board. A full archive of supporting documents can be found at our information sharing page, and a resolution tracker can be found below. 



September 2021 On the Appointment to External Committees, SR21-5
June 2021 Supporting School Librarians in Every School, SR21-4
May 2021 Resolution to Increase Student Voice, SR21-3 
February 2021 On the Establishment of Committees, SR21-2
January 2021 Supporting School Access to Funding for Outdoor Learning Options, SR21-1
December 2020 Social Studies Standards Guiding Principles, SR20-15
To Approve Regulations Pertaining to Attendance Collection for the 2020-21 School Year, SR20-14
October 2020 Commemorating Young People Lost to Gun Violence, SR20-13
Fiscal Year 2022 Need for Appropriations, SR20-12
September 2020 On Improving the School Transparency and Reporting (STAR) Framework, SR20-11
July 2020 To Recognize the Importance of Removing All Police From D.C. Public and Charter Schools, SR20-10
June 2020 In Support of Measures to Increase Recruitment & Retention of Black/African-American Teachers, SR20-9
On Supporting Schools with Teacher Retention, SR20-7
May 2020 Supporting Students with Disabilities, SR20-8
April 2020 DC State Board of Education Fiscal Year 2021 Need for Appropriations Emergency Resolution, SR20-6
In Support of Measures to Increase Recruitment & Retention of Latino, Hispanic, and Latinx Teachers, SR20-5
On Protecting Homeless Youth in the District, SR20-4
On the Committee Appointments, SR20-3
January 2020 On Protecting our Students from Big Tobacco, SR20-2
In Support of Fully Funding the Birth-to-Three for All DC Act of 2018, SR20-1


Resolutions Tracker