Resource materials of interest to education professionals, public officials, parent and families, and others interested in the education of students with disabilities. There’s a wealth of material gathered by DCASE members and others, indexed and stored here for your information. It is your responsibility as the user to obtain necessary permissions for any usage.
These six key points are a vital part of any conversation about nonpublic special education in DC.
DCASE Message About Nonpublic Special Education
DCASE maintains this Resource Bank of crucial programs and services that it can provide to DCPS, OSSE, and others, including assessments, dropout prevention, vocational education, and wrap-around services.
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Education Reform under D.C. Mayor Adrian Fenty
DC Public Education Reform Act 2007
Legislation adopted be D.C. Council in June 2007 establishing Office of State Superintendent and moving DCPS to agency status
Transition Plan of Office of State Superintendent for Education
OSSE’s structure and priorities
DC Organization Chart FY 2008
Graphic overview of education in D.C.
Blackman, et al. v. District of Columbia: Important Documents
Settlement agreement in Blackman adopted by Court in August 2006
Petties et al. v. District of Columbia
Documents regarding Invoice Dispute Proceedings
Judge's Order Denying Preliminary Injunction.pdf
February 19, 2009
Second Declaration of Milo Howard.pdf
February 18, 2009
November 8, 2004 Payment Order
Petties Court Order establishing procedure for payment of invoices and disputes over payments
Contact Information for Payment Disputes
Names and addresses of DCPS and class counsel representatives
Document Checklist for Payment Disputes
List of documents providers and DC should be able to produce for hearings