Results of the PRAXIS Core Academic Skills for Educators (Combined Test: Reading, Writing and Math) and
the PRAXIS Content Knowledge Exam within the certification area the student is seeking are required for the Learning & Teaching. Students must earn at least the minimum score required for licensure
by the Office of State Superintendent of Education (OSSE) in DC.
As of December 2017, applicants can submit qualifying GRE scores in place of PRAXIS results. For exams taken in 2012 and after, a combined verbal and quantitative score of 288 and a writing score of 3.5 meet the minimum qualification for DC licensure.