Schools. To assure some degree of public consultation on the key school appointment—the mayor’s choice for chancellor or head of D.C. Public Schools—the law says the mayor will provide the review panel “the resumes and other pertinent information pertaining to the individuals under consideration.”
But the panel has disbanded, saying they never saw resumes. At his confirmation hearing last week the new deputy mayor for education, Paul Kihn, couldn’t answer Council member Charles Allen’s questions about what was going on. Washington Post breaks it down.