After an extensive search process, the SBOE announces the selection of Serena Hayes as the next District of Columbia Ombudsman for Public Education.
Dear Colleagues, Partners, and Friends, After nearly five years, I am leaving the Office of the Ombudsman for Public Education. I have learned so much from my incredible colleagues at the State Board, charter schools and DCPS schools, advocacy partners, education organizations, and students and families. With my colleagues, we were able to re-establish anContinue reading “A Letter from the Ombudsman – Joyanna Smith”
By: Paul Negron, Public Affairs Specialist Rain, sleet and snow did not stop the SBOE from heading to EdFEST17 on Saturday, December 9th! Members from the State Board and the Office of the Ombudsman and Student Advocate joined a number of DC public schools and public charter schools to showcase the city’s public school optionsContinue reading “Community Engagement at EdFest 2017”