Charter School Applications Hearing Schedule Announced

Tuesday, March 2, 2010
 
For Immediate Release:  March 2, 2010
Contact: Audrey Williams  202-328-2748
awilliams@dcpubliccharter.com

Washington, D.C. — The D.C. Public Charter School Board will hold public hearings on the 13 charter school applications on Monday, March 15 and Tuesday, March 16, 2010 at the Carlos Rosario International Public Charter School, 1100 Harvard Street, NW.  Details of the schedule are listed below.

Schools will present in panels followed by questions from the Board. Then the public will be allowed to testify on issues related to the proposed public charter schools represented on each panel.  Those issues are, the impact proposed public charter schools will have on (1) students, parents, and communities; (2) other public schools in the District of Columbia; and (3) the quality of education in the city.

During the public comment period, each speaker will be allotted up to two (2) minutes.  Individuals who wish to testify should notify the Board by 3:00 PM on the day of the hearing at 202-328-2660 and should send, by March 29, 2010, a written copy of their testimony to the Board to dcpublic@dcpubliccharter.com.

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA PUBLIC CHARTER SCHOOL BOARD
2010 APPLICATION CYCLE
PUBLIC HEARING SCHEDULE FOR MARCH 15 & 16

Carlos Rosario International Public Charter School   
1100 Harvard Street, NW
(Columbia Heights Metro – Green Line)

Monday, March 15, 2010
6:00 – 9:30 PM
  
PANEL I  
Panel Presentations 6:10 – 6:25 PM
Board Questions 6:25 – 6:55 PM
Public Comment 6:55 – 7:15 PM
      
Academy for Young Minds
Bertha B. Williams Academy
Inspired Teaching Demonstration 
 
PANEL II     
Panel Presentations 7:20–7:35 PM
Board Questions 7:35 – 8:05 PM 
Public Comment 8:05 - 8:25 PM

Kuumba Academy
Mundo Verde Bilingual 
Shining Star Montessori Academy

PANEL III 
Panel Presentations 8:30 – 8:40 PM
Board Questions 8:40 – 9:00 PM 
Public Comment 9:00 – 9:20 PM

Gilchrist Academy
The House

Tuesday, March 16, 2010
6:00 – 8:15 PM

Carlos Rosario International Public Charter School   
1100 Harvard Street, NW
(Columbia Heights Metro – Green Line)

PANEL IV
Panel Presentation 6:10 – 6:25 PM
Board Questions 6:25 – 6:55 PM
Public Comment 6:55 - 7:15 PM

DC Technology Academy
Naylor Road
Tribeca
 
 
 
PANEL V
Panel Presentation 7:20 – 7:30 PM
Board Questions 7:30 – 7:50 PM
Public Comment 7:50 - 8:10 PM

Richard Wright
University High