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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's Public Schools
September 15, 2013 - September 16, 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 Arrington
Phone: 202-334-3776
Fax: 202-334-2210


1:30- 5:00 Community Discussion

1:30- 1:45 Welcome and Introductions

1:45- 2:45 Panel 1: Charter Schools and their relationship to neighborhood schools under PERAA
Naomi DeVeaux, DC Public Charter School Board
Cherita Whiting, Ward 4 Education Council
Nakisha Winston, Ward 5 Council on Education
Thomas Byrd, Ward 8 Education Council
Eboni Rose Thompson, Ward 7 Education Council

2:45 - 3:45 Panel 2: Academic leadership and the role and experience of principals
Harry Hughes, Instructional Superintendent, DCPS
Aona Jefferson, Council of School Officers Local 4 president
David Pinder, New Leaders

3:45- 4:00 Break

4:00 – 5:00 Panel 3: Distribution of Academic and other resources across wards
Elizabeth Davis, Washington Teachers Union
Christopher Rinkus, Critical Response Team, DCPS
Soumya Bhat, DC Fiscal Policy Institute

5:00 pm Adjourn

Closed Session Summary Posted After the Meeting

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

The following topics were discussed in the closed sessions:
• Reflect on first two EdCORE reports and plans for their remaining reports
o plan for Monday discussion with EdCORE.
• Initial discussion of plans for final report: data and research needed
• Focused Discussion of Final Report: Data needs, plans for information gathering\
Planning for next meeting

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

Date of posting of Closed Session Summary: October 25, 2013