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District of Columbia Advisory Committee Public Briefing on Accessing Services for Students with Disabilities in D.C. Public Schools - Panel V

The District of Columbia Advisory Committee (Committee) to the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights (Commission) is examining the accessibility and provision of services for students with disabilities in D.C. public schools. The Committee is exploring whether current policies, practices, and procedures restrict access to these services based on race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, or national origin, or in the administration of justice. After receiving testimony, the Committee will present its findings and recommendations on this topic to the Commission. The Committee has scheduled its fifth briefing for the following date and time:

Briefing V (Virtual and In Person): Advocates and Researchers

When: Friday, May 10, 2024, from 12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. ET 

Location: 1601 K St NW Room 1A, Washington, DC 20006 and Virtual 

Note: This briefing will be conducted both in person and virtually. Members of the public are welcome to attend at the address provided or join virtually via the registration link.

All meeting registration information is available here. At each of these briefings, Committee Chair Wayne Heard will invite members of the public to make brief oral statements on the topic. Please note that the duration of each briefing may conclude before the allotted two-hour time slot if there are few members of the public wishing to offer comments.

Closed captioning is available by selecting “CC” in the Zoom meeting platform. Individuals requiring additional accommodations should contact Sarah Villanueva at at least 10 business days prior to this briefing. Members of the public are encouraged to submit written statements by June 9, 2024 for inclusion in the briefing record. Kindly email any written statements to, using the subject line: DC Special Education.

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Mallory Trachtenberg