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2017 GW0 Deputy Mayor for Education

Wednesday, June 22, 2016

The Office of the Deputy Mayor for Education (DME) is responsible for developing and implementing the Mayor's vision for academic excellence and supporting the education-related District Government agencies in creating and maintaining a high quality education continuum from birth to 24 (from early childhood to K-12 to post-secondary and the workforce).

Summary of Services

The functions of the DME include overseeing a District-wide education strategy, managing interagency and cross-sector coordination targeted at supporting students and schools, and providing oversight and/or support for the following education agencies: Office of the State Superintendent of Education (OSSE), D.C. Public Schools (DCPS), Public Charter School Board (PCSB), University of the District of Columbia (UDC), D.C. Public Library (DCPL), and the Department of Parks and Recreation (DPR).