Wednesday, April 16, 2014

DC's got a new Ombudsman for Public Education

Last week the DC State Board of Education announced the appointment of the new Ombudsman for Public Education Joyanna Smith.   According to the release,
Smith will oversee the recently re-established Office of the Ombudsman for Public Education, responsible for responding to concerns and resolving complaints, disputes, and problems faced by students and their families in District of Columbia public and public charter schools. As a clearinghouse for addressing concerns, the Ombudsman’s office also will report on trends in issues and complaints, thus helping to improve the delivery of educational services and informing policy.

Submit concerns or complaints via telephone, (202) 741-0888, by email, via email,, or online.

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