Interim chancellor Amanda Alexander, and Indianapolis Public Schools Superintendent Lewis Ferebee are the finalists out of 40 applicants, according to the Washington Post.
The principal of Roosevelt High School Principal Aqueelha James was recorded mocking a student who claimed she had been sexually assaulted.
Under a series of new rules being considered by D.C. Public Schools, 10 unexcused absences in a quarter would not automatically lead to a failing grade or a demotion.
“When you don’t give us the data that we request and when you don’t work with us to prepare for these hearings, you are disrespecting the public,” Council member David Grosso told interim schools chancellor Amanda Alexander, as he accused her of not knowing the facts about graduation rates.
Halfway through the school year, DCPS estimates that 42 percent of students in traditional high schools are on track to graduate, compared with the 2017 graduation rate of 73 percent.
During an oversight hearing on Wednesday — one day after the D.C. Public Schools chancellor resigned — members of the D.C. Council Education Committee called for more transparency from the school system.
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