Lively Mayoral Debate at Georgetown’s Gaston Hall

June 2, 2022

Mayor Muriel Bowser and her main Democratic challengers, Council members Robert White and Trayon White met at Georgetown University’s Gaston Hall June 1 in the only televised debate before the […]

Reflections on My Last School’s Shooting

April 25, 2022

Named in honor of one of history’s greatest free-thinkers – Albert Einstein – the glass-enclosed causeway or “bridge” between the upper and middle school programs at Edmund Burke School, was designed to […]

Editorial: Sound and Fury 

April 13, 2022

Forget the calendar. It may say Spring, but we seem to be stuck in a “winter of discontent” that plays on and on in an endless loop.   From Ukraine, where […]

Duke Ellington Takeover: Council Member Pinto Offers Clarifications

February 28, 2022

Following our Feb. 24 article “Amid Scandal, Duke Ellington School to Transfer to DCPS,” Ward 2 Council Member Brooke Pinto contacted The Georgetowner to clarify positions she and Ward 2’s […]

Tapas with Teachers

September 28, 2021

Calling all teachers in the DMV area! Visit President Lincoln’s Cottage to learn about field trip opportunities and classroom resources from Tudor Place Historic House & Garden, Ford’s Theatre, President […]

Indigenous Peoples’ Curriculum Day and Virtual Teach-In Indigenous Land: Rights, Relationships and Responsibility

September 25, 2021

The Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian and Teaching for Change host a day of online conversation, curriculum sharing and ideas exchange. The museum education experts, Teaching for Change […]

How To Evaluate The Quality of a Policy: A Conversation with Dr. Risha Gidwani

August 11, 2021

Join Free the Facts and Risha Gidwani, senior policy researcher at the RAND Corporation and adjunct associate professor at the UCLA School of Public Health, as we learn how experts […]

Get Ready for College!

August 8, 2021

Learn skills to be safer and confident as you head off to school, work, or travel. This is a high-risk time for sexual assault, especially by someone you know, but […]

Summer Virtual Field Trip: Art Making – Stretching the Canvas

August 4, 2021

Explore contemporary Indigenous artists from Stretching the Canvas: Eight Decades of Native Painting, an exhibition at the National Museum of the American Indian in New York City. In this live […]

Summer Virtual Field Trip: Physics in Action – Kayak


Indigenous peoples of the Arctic invented the kayak, a dynamic water vessel that changed the world. In this live and interactive program led by a museum educator, participants will explore […]