WASHINGTON, DC –The District of Columbia earned high marks exceeding national norms for its early childhood funding, Pre-Kindergarten and Head Start Programs, state-funded universal preschool access and alignment with common core standards of early childhood learning, according to The State of Preschool 2011, an annual report released by the National Institute for Early Education Research (NIEER).
Go to My School DC to research school options and enter the DC schools lottery.
The DC Tuition Assistance Grant expands higher education choices for DC residents.
Get help applying for a child development facility license.
Contact the Student Transportation Parent Resource Center.
Browse on My Child Care DC to search for child development facilities.
Apply for or renew your DC educator credential.
Feb 19 2019 - 09:30
Feb 20 2019 - 09:00
Feb 26 2019 - 09:00
Feb 13 2019
OSSE was created through the Public Education Reform Amendment Act (PERAA).
Feb 1 2019
The official program dates are Monday, June 17 through Sunday, Aug. 25, 2019.
Jan 30 2019
Mayor Bowser Cuts the Ribbon on Child Development Center at Ketcham Elementary, Delivering More Childcare Seats to District Families
The new center is part of Mayor Bowser’s commitment to create approximately 1,000 new infant...
Jan 23 2019
Amidon-Bowen Elementary School educator is one of four in the running for nation’s top...
Dec 19 2018
Official Numbers Show that Washington, DC Has Gained Over 100,000 Residents in Eight Years.
Feb 14 2019
OSSE Releases 2019-2023 Strategic Plan
Feb 6 2019
Process and Procedures Training on Federal Grants
Jan 30 2019
Help Your Students Get Up to $10K in DCTAG Funds
Jan 23 2019
Give Feedback on OSSE’s K-12 Risk-Based Monitoring Process
Jan 16 2019
2019 Multilingual Education Fair of DC
Oct 10 2018
OSSE’s role in the state of literacy efforts in the District of Columbia.
Jul 16 2018
B22-776 – the “District of Columbia Education Research Advisory Board and Collaborative...
Jun 20 2018
Testimony of Superintendent Hanseul Kang, Office of the State Superintendent of Education before...
Apr 7 2017
Public Hearing on: Bill 22-131 - “Education Professional Development Contracting Authority...
Apr 7 2017
Testimony of Donna Anthony Assistant Superintendent
Nov 15 2018
DC Public Schools are open on time on Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018. Code Yellow – Open with...
Nov 6 2018
Coming Together to Build and Sustain an Effective Teacher Workforce in DC: Lessons from the DC Staffing Data Collaborative
Mar 29 2018
IDEA Part C will be posted for 60 days on the OSSE website beginning March 29, 2018 and will be...
Mar 16 2018
This application must be posted for 60 calendar days and open for public comment for 30 days within...
Jan 29 2018
Update: Jan. 29, 2018 Today the Office of the State Superintendent of Education (OSSE), DC’s state...
May 23 2018
Today, OSSE issued the following statement regarding administration process for Duke Ellington...
Mar 6 2018
Dear DC Community, I know that the integrity of the residency of students enrolled in DC schools...
Dec 4 2017
Contact: Patience Peabody, [email protected], 202-702-3234 (cell) December 4, 2017 (...
Aug 18 2017
The US Department of Education provided feedback to OSSE regarding the DC State Plan under the...
Aug 17 2017
Scores from 2016-17 school year administration show improvement across almost all grades, subjects...