Washington, DC - The DC State Board of Education (SBOE) will hold its regular monthly working session on Wednesday, July 11 at 5 pm in Room 1114 at 441 Fourth St. NW. Representatives from the Office of the State Superintendent of Education (OSSE) will present to the SBOE revised emergency and proposed statewide credit recovery regulations. These regulations are expected to come to a vote in July.
State Board members will hear an update on the status of the SY2018-19 Student Representative and Student Advisory Committee applications. In addition, State Board members will be updated on the deeper learning analysis that SBOE staff have conducted and review a proposal for the State Board to adopt a three-year cycle of policy work that advances deeper learning in the District.
While working sessions are open to the public, individuals and representatives of organizations are not permitted to speak or participate. However, individuals and representatives of organizations may submit written testimony for consideration by the State Board. Written testimony must be submitted by email at [email protected] at least 48 hours in advance of the meeting. The working session will be streamed live on Periscope for those community members who are unable to attend in person.
The draft agenda for the working session is below. Please note that the agenda may be altered, modified or updated without notice.
I. Call to Order
II. Announcement of a Quorum
III. Student Representatives and Student Advisory Committee
IV. Credit Recovery Regulations
V. Deeper Learning Update
VI. Fiscal Year 2020 Budget Proposal
VII. Committee Updates
VIII. Other Discussion
IX. Executive Director’s Report
The DC State Board of Education is an independent agency within the executive branch of the Government of the District of Columbia that advises the Office of the State Superintendent of Education (OSSE), which is the District’s state education agency. The Board is comprised of nine elected representatives, each representing their respective wards, with one member representing DC at large, in addition to two student representatives. The Board approves education policies, sets academic standards, and determines teacher qualifications, while OSSE oversees education within the District and manages federal education funding. More information about the SBOE can be found at sboe.dc.gov.