a comprehensive assessment and articulation of current education and youth development policy and practice within the District, as it pertains to children and youth from ages 0-24. The EYD Plan, to be submitted to Council in September 2010, will also outline recommendations for future policies and regulations.
Public input will help the DME staff to best understand community needs and ground future community discussions and focus groups.
The DME has also announced another opportunity: the opening community forum on May 18 from 6:00 - 8:00 pm at Friendship Public Charter School, Chamberlain Elementary Campus (1345 Potomac Ave SE). Topics to be discussed include DCPS and public charter school education, health and safety, out-of-school time, disconnected youth, post-secondary education, workforce development, early childhood, needs of special education, and ELL children.