The District of Columbia's State Advisory Panel (SAP) on Special Education is required by federal law.
The State Assessments are an important source of data on students’ progress and proficiency relative to DC’s educational standards.
The State Early Childhood Development Coordinating Council (SECDCC) was legislatively created in March 2011 pursuant to the Pre-K Enhancement and Expansion Act of 2008 to improve collaboration and coordination among entities carrying out federally funded and District- funded pre-K and other early
According to the DC State Test Security Guidelines (page 2), "every school is responsible for returning all test materials to the test publishing company following procedures outlined in the Test Chairpersons Manual (pages 24-26)".
The District of Columbia Office of the State Superintendent of Education (OSSE) has approved the following list of providers of interim assessments that are aligned with the Common Core State Standards in English language arts and mathematics.
Effective June 14, 2021, Strong Start began resuming in-person visits upon parent request. A family may request to receive services completely through in-person visits, through a combination of in-person and telehealth visits, or completely through telehealth visits.
Welcome to the Administration and Stakeholder Information page. This page allows the Office of the State Superintendent of Education (OSSE), Division of Specialized Education (DSE), DC Early Intervention Program - Strong Start to share information about its advisory council, public reports,
The District of Columbia's Early Intervention Program (DC EIP) provides support and services to families with children, from birth through three, with developmental delays and disabilities.
OSSE DOT is a regional transportation system that transports eligible students with disabilities in the District to school each day, safely and on-time.
Test Integrity Results for SY 2012-2013 DC CAS
List of PDF Downloadable 2014-15 School Health Profiles
A professional development (PD) seminar on how to integrate technology in the classroom for students taking the NCSC Alternative Assessment.
Test Integrity, Security and Investigations
Training for the state assessment and monitoring plans to oversee the administration of the DC CAS in its schools.
Training modules have been created to provide added supports to LEAs and schools in need of additional and more intensive test administration guidance.