For Immediate Release
Contact: Jesse B Rauch, Executive Director, 202-741-0884
DC STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION SCHEDULES WORKING SESSION TO DISCUSS THE DISTRICT'S STATE ACCOUNTABILITY PLAN
Washington, DC – The District of Columbia State Board of Education (State Board) will hold a working session to discuss potential revisions to the District's state accountability plan, including amendments to the District's ESEA Flexibility Waiver renewal. At this meeting, the State Board will focus on the Office of the State Superintendent of Education's (OSSE) engagement plan and deliberations on the measures of school quality that could inform the state accountability plan.
This meeting is part of the State Board's process to inform OSSE as it prepares its request for a four-year renewal of its ESEA Flexibility Waiver, through the 2018-2019 school year. The District’s request for renewal is due by March 31, 2015.
The State Board may close a portion of the meeting to engage in professional development and other issues related to Board organization.
The working session will be held on Wednesday, February 4, 2015 at 4:30pm at 441 4th Street NW, Room 1114.
While working sessions are open to the public, individuals and representatives of organizations are not permitted to speak or participate during the working session. However, individuals and representatives of organizations may submit written testimony for consideration by the Board. Written testimony may also be submitted by email at [email protected].