CLC Testimony and Comments

CLC Comments on Chapter 30 Special Education Rulemaking

July 26, 2017

Supervising Policy Attorney Renee Murphy, on behalf of Children’s Law Center, submitted comments to DC’s Office of the State Superintendent of Education (OSSE) regarding their Advanced Notice of Proposed Rulemaking for a new Chapter 30 (Special Education) of Subtitle A of Title 5 of the District of Columbia Municipal Regulations (DCMR). The purpose of the proposed rulemaking is to update the regulatory framework governing the education of students with disabilities in the District.

Testimony: DCRA Inspection and Enforcement of Housing Code Violations

July 26, 2017

Senior Policy Attorney Anne Cunningham submitted written testimony to the DC Council’s Committee of the Whole regarding Department of Consumer and Regulatory Affairs (DCRA) inspections and enforcement related to landlords’ violations of the DC housing code.

Testimony: Child Neglect and Sex Trafficking Amendment Act of 2017

June 22, 2017

Policy Attorney Aubrey Edwards-Luce testified before the DC Council’s Committee on the Judiciary and Public Safety regarding the Child Neglect and Sex Trafficking Amendment Act of 2017.

Testimony: Homeless Services Reform Amendment Act of 2017

June 14, 2017

Senior Supervising Attorney Kathy Zeisel testified before the DC Council’s Committee on Human Services regarding the Homeless Services Reform Amendment Act of 2017.

Testimony: School-Based Behavioral Health Comprehensive Plan

June 5, 2017

Executive Director Judith Sandalow testified at a joint hearing before the DC Council’s Committee on Health and Committee on Education regarding the Department of Behavioral Health’s (DBH) proposed school-based behavioral health comprehensive plan.

Testimony: Committee of the Whole FY18 Budget Hearing

May 12, 2017

Executive Director Judith Sandalow testified before the DC Council’s Committee of the Whole regarding the Mayor’s FY2018 budget for the District of Columbia.

Testimony: Department of Human Services FY2018 Budget

May 3, 2017

Senior Policy Attorney Damon King testified before the DC Council’s Committee on Human Services regarding the Mayor’s proposed FY2018 budget for the Department of Human Services (DHS).

Testimony: District of Columbia Public Schools FY2018 Budget

April 27, 2017

Policy Director Sharra Greer testified today before the DC Council’s Committee on Education regarding the Mayor’s proposed FY2018 budget for the District of Columbia Public Schools (DCPS).

Testimony: Child and Family Services Agency FY2018 Budget

April 27, 2017

Executive Director Judith Sandalow testified before the DC Council’s Committee on Human Services regarding the Mayor’s proposed FY2018 budget for the District’s Child and Family Services Agency (CFSA).

Testimony: Office of the State Superintendent of Education FY2018 Budget

April 26, 2017

Policy Director Sharra Greer testified before the DC Council’s Committee on Education regarding the Mayor’s proposed FY2018 budget for the Office of the State Superintendent of Education (OSSE).