Friday, October 9, 2009

Updated: City Council hearings on schools' RIFs

DC City Council chair Vince Gray is holding a series of hearings on the latest on schools and RIFs.   The October 10 youth-only hearing will focus on schools.   The hearing open for all to comment will be held October 16 at 10:00 am; at this time, witnesses may comment on the RIFs and the larger issue of the school equalization process through which funding and resources are aligned with actual student enrollment.   An October 29, 10:00 am hearing has been called to hear from DCPS Chancellor Rhee and Mayor Fenty.   Details as they become available.