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DC State Board of Education Announces Agenda Items for November Working Session

Thursday, October 29, 2015

(Washington, DC) - The DC State Board of Education (SBOE) will be meeting in a Working Session on November 4, 2015 to discuss a number of important items. The meeting will begin at 4:30 pm at 441 4th Street, NW, Room 1114, Washington, D.C. 20001. The meeting will be preceded by an opportunity for members of the State Board to take the GED Ready practice exam.   

The working session is open to the public. However, individuals and representatives of organizations are not permitted to speak or participate during the working session. Individuals and representatives of organizations may submit written testimony for consideration by the Board. Written testimony may be submitted by email at [email protected].  

A portion of this meeting of the State Board of Education shall be designated as closed to the public for discussion of protected student information pursuant to the “Opening Meetings Act” (DC Official Code § 2–575(a)(1)) and the “Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act” (FERPA) (20 U.S.C. § 1232g; 34 CFR Part 99). The members of the Board will close the meeting upon an affirmative vote to take such action.   

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

4:30 pm Call to Order President
4:30 - 4:50 pm CLOSED SESSION Staff
4:50 - 5:05 pm PARCC/NAEP Results OSSE
5:05 - 5:25 pm Proposed Accountability Adjustments OSSE
5:25 - 5:40 pm Discussion on State Diploma SBOE/OSSE
5:40 - 6 pm Updates from Board Members Various
6 pm Adjournment President

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