Media Contact: Fred Lewis (OSSE) – (202) 412-2167; [email protected]
Today the Office of the State Superintendent of Education (OSSE), DC’s state education agency, released the final analysis of DCPS high schools’ attendance and graduation outcomes as completed by the firm Alvarez & Marsal.
OSSE has undertaken this investigation per an executive order of the Mayor to understand the state of attendance and graduation in DC’s public high schools, and to better inform next steps for public schools in DC and policy makers. This is the final portion of OSSE’s investigation.
On Tuesday, Jan. 16, OSSE released a report that included its own data analysis of attendance and graduation in all public high schools in the District, a review of the Public Charter School Board’s graduation policies and procedures, and an interim report from Alvarez & Marsal on Ballou High School. Download the Jan. 16 report | Download the summary of key findings
On Wednesday, June 13, OSSE released its June monitoring report of graduation and attendance outcomes at DC Public Schools. Download the June 13 monitoring report.
On Thursday, Sept. 6, OSSE released non-regulatory guidance on credit recovery for local education agencies (LEAs) in the District of Columbia. Read the non-regulatory guidance for LEAs administering credit recovery programs.
On Friday, Nov. 9, OSSE released its November monitoring report of graduation and attendance outcomes at DC Public Schools. Download the Nov. 9 monitoring report.