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District of Columbia, OSSE to Host Webinar, Submit Final ESEA Application February 28th

Friday, February 24, 2012
State Education Agency Seeks ESEA Flexibility Waiver From U.S. Department of Education


The Office of the State Superintendent of Education (OSSE) will hold an online webinar as part of final preparations to submit the District of Columbia’s  federal waiver request to the U.S. Department of Education for flexibility regarding the implementation of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA).

Editor’s Note: A final version of the District of Columbia ESEA Waiver application is available below for download and OSSE-Produced Video Presentations on ESEA Flexibility can be viewed in both English and Spanish at http://youtu.be/N3uJbBnE8xk and http://youtu.be/XYPKFfxOG3k.  


12:00 PM – 2:00 PM EST

Monday, February 27th


Online Registration



Assistant Superintendent of Elementary and Secondary Education Kayleen Irizarry

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Additional Information:

Since announcing its intention to apply for ESEA flexibility, OSSE has held 55 public events and communicated with over 600 D.C. residents around the waiver, including focus groups, community meetings and panels with Advisory Neighborhood Commissions across all 8 Wards and with several groups including the State Board of Education, D.C. Public Schools, neighborhood associations and the Public Charter School Board.