Charter School Board to Consider New Policies to Assess School Oversight Fee and Allow Single Campus Closures

Thursday, April 26, 2012
For Immediate Release:  
Contact: Audrey Williams 202-328-2748
 
Washington, D.C. — The DC Public Charter School Board (PCSB) will consider the following policies at a public hearing during its next monthly meeting on Monday, May 21, 2012. The policies are: Assess School Oversight Fee on All of a School’s Public Revenues, (view the presentation on this policy here) and Amend Charter Agreement to Allow Single Campus Closures. The policies may be reviewed on the PCSB website or call the offices to request a copy. 
 
Interested parties will have until May 21, 2012 to provide written comments to the PCSB or register to provide oral comments at the May 21, 2012 Public Hearing. The hearing will take place at the DC Public Charter School Board, at 3333 14th Street, NW, Washington, DC at 6:30pm.  Individuals who wish to comment should call the Board’s office at (202) 328-2660 by 3:00pm on the day of the hearing to be placed on the witness list. Please send a written copy of the comments to the DC Public Charter School Board 3333 14th Street, NW, Suite 210, Washington, DC 20010. Email copies may be sent to mnusraty@dcpubliccharter.com.  
 
The DC Public Charter School Board currently oversees 53 public charter schools on 98 campuses serving nearly 32,000 students living in every ward of the city.  Seventy-five percent of the students attending public charter schools qualify for free or reduced price meals. Public charter schools serve 42% of all public school students in Washington, D.C. Learn more about the PCSB at www.dcpubliccharter.com.
 
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