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DC State Board of Education Announces Agenda Items for November Public Meeting

Friday, November 13, 2015

(Washington, DC) - The DC State Board of Education (SBOE) will be meeting in a Public Meeting on November 18, 2015 to discuss a number of important items.  The meeting will begin at 5:30 pm at 441 4th Street, NW, Old Council Chambers, Washington, D.C. 20001.  

Individuals and representatives of organizations who wish to comment at a public meeting are asked to notify Board staff in advance by phone at (202) 741-0888 or by email at [email protected]. Individuals should furnish their names, addresses, telephone numbers, and organizational affiliation, if any, by the close of business the Monday prior to the meeting and bring fifteen (15) copies of their written statements with them to the meeting and are encouraged to submit one (1) electronic copy in advance.

The agenda of the meeting is below.  Please note that the agenda may be altered, modified or updated without notice. 

  • Call to Order                                                                                            
  • Announcement of a Quorum                                                                              
  • Approval of Minutes                                                                                
  • Comments from the President, SBOE                                                     
  • Comments from the Superintendent, OSSE                                            
  • Public Comments                                                                                   
  • State Diploma (VOTE)
  • High School Credit Flexibility Task Force Update                                                                                        
  • Adjournment                                                                                              

The State Board of Education provides policy leadership, support, advocacy, and oversight of public education to ensure that every student is valued and learns the skills and knowledge necessary to become informed, competent, and contributing global citizens. More information about the SBOE can be found at