Charter School Board to Consider New School-Based Policies

Monday, March 26, 2012

Contact: Audrey Williams
202-328-2748
awilliams@dcpubliccharter.com

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, April 23, 2012. The policies are: Charter Amendment Policy; Attendance and Discipline Data Policy, and Revisions to the Performance Management Framework Guidelines. The policies may be reviewed on the PCSB website at http://www.dcpubliccharter.com/About-the-Board/Proposed-Board-Policies.aspx or call to request a copy. These policies will help strengthen the PCSB’s oversight responsibilities.

Interested parties will have until April 23, 2012 to provide written comments to the PCSB or register to provide oral comments at the April 23, 2012 Public Hearing. The hearing will take place at Carlos Rosario International Public Charter School, 1100 Harvard Street, NW, Washington, DC at 7:00pm. 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 schedule. 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. Public charter schools serve 41% of all public school students in Washington, D.C. Learn more about the PCSB and the Performance Management Framework at www.dcpubliccharter.com.