Monday, July 9, 2012

Education-related public roundtables by DC Council

The Committee of the Whole has noticed (PDF) a July 12, 10:00 am public roundtable on Truancy Reduction in the DC Public School System School Year 2012-2013.   According to the notice,
The purpose of this public oversight roundtable is to hear testimony regarding the response of DCPS to the problem of truancy and to ascertain what DCPS ought to do as well as what it plans to do to reduce truancy in school year 2012-2013 (which begins August 27, 2012). Experience predicts that many of the District’s current students with high rates of truancy will never finish school and, as a result most likely to struggle to become responsible, productive citizens.

Check the notice for registration details.

The Committee of the Whole is also holding a public roundtable on July 13 at 1:00 pm on Public Education in the District of Columbia: What priorities should the Council address during the Remains of Council Period 19 (PDF).   According to the notice,

The purpose of the public oversight roundtable is to receive testimony regarding the important issues confronting public education in the District, and what the Council out to address during the remainder of this year. In as much Council leadership has changed, this hearing is a useful opportunity to reassess the priorities that need legislative or oversight attention.

Check the notice for registration details.

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