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Project Title: Five Year (2009-2013) Summative Evaluation of the District of Columbia's Public Schools

PIN: DBASSE-BOTA-11-06         

Major Unit:
Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education

Sub Unit:
Board on Testing and Assessment

Beatty, Alexandra

Subject/Focus Area:

Five Year (2009-2013) Summative Evaluation of the District of Columbia Public Schools
January 3, 2013 - January 3, 2013
Keck Center
500 5th Street, NW
Washington D.C. 20001

If you would like to attend the sessions of this meeting that are open
to the public or need more information please contact:

Contact Name: Kelly Iverson
Phone: 202-334-3776
Fax: 202-334-2210


10:30 – 12:15 Discussion with Representatives of DC-EdCORE

10:30—10:45 Introduction to DC-EdCORE
Michael Feuer

10:45-- 11:15 Panel Discussion of Current Issues Related to the District of Columbia’s Public Schools, Current Research, and Information needs
Bea Birman (by phone)
Steve Glazerman
Jane Hannaway
Jennifer Steele
Brenda Turnbull

11:15—12:15 Projects Currently Underway
Steve Glazerman
Jane Hannaway
Brenda Turnbull

12:15 – 1:15 Lunch

1:15 – 3:00 Discussion of Priorities for Evaluating DC’s Public Schools

1:15 – 1:45 Representatives of City Agencies’ Perspectives on Current Issues/Future Needs
Kaya Henderson, Chancellor, Dc Public Schools
Jennifer Leonard, Interim Deputy Mayor for Education
Scott Pearson, Executive Director, Charter School Control BOard

1:45 – 2:30 Questions and Discussion

Closed Session Summary Posted After the Meeting

The following committee members were present at the closed sessions of the meeting:
Lorraine McDonnell
Carl Cohn
Kent McGuire
Diana Pullin
Mark Dynarski
David Figlio
Sharon Lewis
Susanna Loeb
Marion Orr
Jenny Nagaoka

The following topics were discussed in the closed sessions:
Welcome and Introductions
Overview of the history of the project
Discussion of committee charge
Discussion of timeline/plan for meeting the charge
Balance and composition discussion
Discussion of speakers
Next steps

The following materials (written documents) were made available to the committee in the closed sessions:

Date of posting of Closed Session Summary: January 17, 2013