State of D.C. Schools, 2022-23

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Credit: Flickr, DC Public Charter School Board

Friday, March 8, 2024
Coffee & Networking 9:30 AM
Program 10:00 – 11:30 AM

MLK Library – 5th Floor Auditorium
901 G Street NW
Washington, DC 20001

Join the D.C. Policy Center in-person on Friday, March 8, 2024 at 9:30 AM at MLK Library’s 5th floor auditorium for the release of our fifth annual State of D.C. Schools report. The report presents a systemwide overview of public education in the District of Columbia. State of D.C. Schools, 2022-23 focuses on the District’s first normal year of in-person school since the pandemic, with a focus on the persistent push for academic recovery and improving attendance.

The event will begin at 9:30 AM with coffee and networking, with the program starting at 10 AM.

Program

Welcome
Yesim Sayin, Executive Director, D.C. Policy Center

Opening remarks
Dr. Christina Grant, State Superintendent, Office of the State Superintendent of Education (OSSE)

Introduction to report 
Chelsea Coffin, Director of the Education Policy Initiative, D.C. Policy Center 

Panel discussion 
Hannah Mason, Senior Education Research Analyst, D.C. Policy Center (Moderator)

Paul Kihn, Deputy Mayor for Education, DME

Mashea Ashton, Founder and CEO, Digital Pioneers Academy PCS

Stephanie Griffith-Richardson, Parent Leader, DC PAVE 

Jon Rolle, Principal, Garfield Elementary School

Closing remarks
Blake Saddler, Senior, School Without Walls High School