Public Hearing • Committee of the Whole

Committee of the Whole Public Hearing


Tuesday, December 12, 2023
11:30 am
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Virtual Meeting Platform
1350 Pennsylvania Avenue, DC, 20004

The Committee of the Whole will hold a Public Hearing on the following Matter:

  • Chronic Absenteeism and Truancy

Those who wish to testify must register at by 5:00 p.m. on Friday, December 8, 2023. Testimony is limited to four minutes; less time will be allowed if there are many witnesses. Witnesses who anticipate needing spoken language interpretation, or require sign language interpretation, are requested to inform the Committee office of the need as soon as possible but no later than five business days before the proceeding. We will try to fulfill timely requests, although alternatives may be offered. Requests received in less than five business days may not be fulfilled. If you have additional questions, please email or contact Bijan Verlin, at (202) 724-4865.

Watch Live:
– On the Council site, at

Witness list & testimony (if applicable/available):
– In the Hearing Management System, at


12.12 COW Truancy and Absenteeism Oversight Hearing