Office of Ombudsman - Block D

Office of the Ombudsman

We Care. We Listen. We Help.

We help parents and students with questions, concerns, and complaints about DC public and public charter schools. Do you have concerns about your student's education?

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1015 Half Street, SE, 9th Floor

1015 Half Street, SE, 9th Floor
1015 Half Street, SE, 9th Floor, Washington, District of Columbia, 20003


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How We Work
If you have reached out to our office but you feel unsure about are next steps, take a look at this informational guide to better understand how we work.
Sharing expectations can help reduce misunderstandings. Check out this page to learn what you can expect from us and what we expect from you.
Types Of Cases We Handle
Looking for clarity on the types of educational issues that our office handles? Check out this resource.
We may need to review your student's educational records and we need your written permission to do so. If we have requested your permission to review your student's educaitonal records, please complete this form and return it to our office.
Special Education Resources
Looking for a simple resource to better understand the timeline for determining special education eligibility. Check out our simple resource here.
How We Help Schools
Our office was created to support families and students. However, we have learned that supporting families and students includes ensuring that schools also have access to some of our services. Take a look at this resource to learn how we support schools.

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