The Deputy Mayor for Education’s Cross-Sector Collaboration Task Force is hosting community engagement events to collect input on the group’s recommendations before they are sent to Mayor Muriel Bowser.
The task force is “charged with developing clear and fair recommendations on how to improve the coherence among and collaboration across public schools to improve effectiveness and efficiency” between students that attend DCPS schools and those that attend charter schools. Approximately 55% of public school students attending DC Public School (DCPS), and 45% attending a public charter school
The group would like to hear from stakeholders across wards, sectors, and grade levels.
Family and Advocacy Focus Groups:
· Friday, February 9, 9:30 am – 11:00 am at Mt. Pleasant Library (3160 16th St NW)
· Tuesday, February 13, 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm at Capitol View Library (5001 Central Ave SE)
Teacher and School Staff Focus Group:
· Wednesday, February 28, 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm at Benning (Dorothy I. Height) Library (3935 Benning Rd NE)