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Testimony of Shana Bartley, Acting Executive Director DC Action for Children   Agency Performance Oversight Hearing Fiscal Year 2017-2018 Department of Health   Before the Committee on Health Council of the District of Columbia   February 12, 2018   Good afternoon, Councilmember Gray and members of the Committee on Health. Thank you for the opportunity to address the Council as it reviews the… Read more
Letter from the Executive Director   Dear Friend, Today kicks off the first day of the Performance Oversight and Budget Season at the Wilson Building. Over the next four months, DC Action will testify at both agency performance oversight and budget hearings in order to ensure that the interests of all DC children and their families are 1) heard, 2) prioritized and 3) funded. We will call on DC… Read more
Testimony of Shana Bartley, Acting Executive Director DC Action for Children Public Hearing on B22-0594 - Student Fair Access to School Act of 2017   Before the Committee on Education Council of the District of Columbia January 30, 2018   DC Action for Children (DC Action) is pleased to provide written testimony in support of proposed legislation, B22-0594 the Student Fair Access to School Act… Read more
When it comes to attendance, every day counts: regular school attendance is one of the most powerful ways we can set students up for success in school and in life.[1] If you follow local DC news, you’ve likely heard discussion of attendance and related community and government officials concerns about the chronic absenteeism of DCPS’ graduating seniors. Though the spotlight is focused on Ballou… Read more
Testimony of Shana Bartley, Acting Executive Director DC Action for Children   Public Hearing on B22-0522 The Maternal Mortality Review Committee Establishment Act of 2017   Before the Committee on the Judiciary and Public Safety   Council of the District of Columbia   December 7, 2017   DC Action for Children is pleased to provide written testimony in support of proposed legislation, B22-0522… Read more

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