Washington, DC – On Tuesday, March 6, 2018, the DC State Board of Education (SBOE) will hold its next Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) Task Force at 6:00 p.m. in Room 1117 at 441 4th Street NW. Representatives from the Office of the State Superintendent of Education (OSSE) will provide task force members with an overview of the ESSA school report card design-testing plan. After the presentation, task force members will breakout into committee work related to leadership, academic rigor, school resources and funding equity, and school climate.
All task force meetings are open to the public. However, individuals and representatives of organizations are not permitted to speak or participate during task force sessions. District residents may stay involved and provide input throughout this process in a variety of ways. Individuals and representatives of organizations may submit written testimony or information for consideration by the task force by emailing [email protected]. The task force meeting will be streamed live via Periscope for those community members who are unable to attend in person.
On Wednesday, March 7, 2018, the SBOE will hold its monthly working session at 5:00 p.m. in Room 1117 at 441 4th Street NW. The SBOE welcomes Interim Deputy Mayor for Education Ahnna Smith and Interim DCPS Chancellor Dr. Amanda Alexander to provide updates directly to Board members.
The public is welcome to attend the working session. 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 SBOE. Written testimony may also be submitted by email at [email protected].
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. Deputy Mayor for Education Update
IV. DCPS Chancellor Update
V. Committee Updates
VI. Executive Director’s Report
More information about the SBOE can be found at sboe.dc.gov.