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SBOE Welcomes Deputy Mayor for Education Paul Kihn

Friday, March 1, 2019
March 6 Working Session agenda released

(Washington, DC) The DC State Board of Education welcomes Deputy Mayor for Education Paul Kihn to its working session on Wednesday, March 6, 2019. State Board members look forward to the opportunity to learn more about Mr. Kihn’s vision for the District of Columbia Public Schools (DCPS) and public charter schools as he settles in to his new role. Working sessions are open to the public, but individuals and representatives of organizations are not permitted to speak or participate. Written testimony for consideration by the State Board may be submitted by emailing [email protected] at least 48 hours in advance of the meeting.

The draft agenda for the working session is below. Please note that the agenda may be altered, modified, or updated without notice. To review the agenda and submitted testimony and presentations, please visit our information-sharing website. Regular monthly working sessions are held at 5 pm in Room 1114 at 441 Fourth Street, NW. The working session will be streamed live via Periscope for community members who are unable to attend in person.

  1. Call to Order
  2. Announcement of a Quorum
  3. Deputy Mayor for Education Update
  4. Policy Updates
  5. Leadership Report
  6. Executive Director’s Report
  7. New Business & Other Discussion
  8. Adjournment

Additionally, starting this month, State Board members will meet monthly in working groups related to school visits (first Tuesday), teacher retention (third Friday), rich curriculum (fourth Monday), research (fourth Monday), and social studies (fourth Monday). These working groups will be an opportunity for members to discuss key issue and focus areas that the State Board has identified as priorities for 2019. The discussions will provide members the opportunity to share thoughts, recommendations, and next steps for the SBOE.