DC B23-0199 | 2019-2020 | 23rd Council


Spectrum: Moderate Partisan Bill (Democrat 4-1)
Status: Introduced on March 19 2019 - 25% progression
Action: 2019-10-02 - Public Hearing Held
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


As introduced it requires greater transparency in charter school administration regarding contracts greater than $25,000. It requires specific information in charter school annual reports. Among other things, it requires that the Public Charter School Board deliver a report to the Council describing the number and cost of requests for information made pursuant to the Freedom of Information Act. The Office of Open Government must provide training regarding obligations of employees of public charter schools and members of the Board of Trustees.

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Public School Transparency Amendment Act of 2019



2019-10-02CouncilPublic Hearing Held
2019-05-17CouncilNotice of Public Hearing Published in the DC Register
2019-03-29CouncilNotice of Intent to Act on B23-0199 Published in the DC Register
2019-03-19CouncilReferred to Committee on Education
2019-03-19CouncilIntroduced in Committee of the Whole

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