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State Board Continues Efforts on ESSA, Graduation Requirements at Working Session

Thursday, April 28, 2016

(Washington, DC) - The DC State Board of Education (SBOE) will be holding a Working Session on May 4, 2016 to discuss a number of important items. The meeting will begin at 4:30 pm at 441 4th Street, NW, Room 1114, Washington, DC 20001.  

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. The working session will be available for constituents remotely via Periscope. The live streaming link will be posted after 4:30 pm on SBOE’s Twitter feed. Individuals and representatives of organizations may submit written testimony for consideration by the Board. Written testimony may also be submitted by email at [email protected].

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 & Announcement of a Quorum
  • 4:35-4:40 pm   School Modernization and Facilities Discussion
  • 4:40-5:25 pm   Reaching Proportional Voices
  • 5:25-5:45 pm   ESSA Community Feedback
  • 5:45-6:05 pm   Graduation Requirements Discussion
  • 6:05-6:20 pm   Administrative Items
  • 6:20 pm            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