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GU Parent Gets Jail Time for Admissions Fraud

A man who paid $400,000 to get his child into Georgetown University as a tennis player worth recruiting — which the young man was not — was sentenced to four months in prison.

Jack Evans Report: Hyde-Addison Returns to Georgetown

In this column, Ward 2 Council member Jack Evans shares his vision for parents and their children to have access to neighborhood schools and a smooth transition between elementary, middle and high school.

ANC Meeting Erupts in Protest Over Jelleff Agreement

Signs reading “Make Jelleff Public,” passionate statements and a resolution created on laptops in front of a packed crowd dominated the Sept. 3 meeting of Advisory Neighborhood Commission 2E. 

Back to New Schools: ‘Every Day Counts’

Mayor Bowser, Chancellor Lewis D. Ferebee and Principal Calvin Hooks presided over the ribbon-cutting ceremony at Hyde-Addison Elementary School on Aug. 21. 

College Kids Returning Today Through the Weekend

At Georgetown University, new (first-year and transfer) students are arriving today and Friday and into the weekend. Canal Road, Reservoir Road, 35th, 36th and 37th Streets and Prospect Street will be affected.

Mayor to Cut Ribbon at Hyde-Addison on Aug. 21

Mayor Bowser will be at 3219 O St. NW at 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday for the official opening of the renovated, expanded elementary school. The new addition includes classrooms and a gym.

Hyde-Addison Transformed: Georgetown’s Public Elementary School Is Student-Ready 

Principal Calvin Hooks smiled broadly late Friday afternoon, Aug. 9, as some 40 parents and children ooh-ed and aah-ed and commented: “Amazing!” Hooks was...

ANC Meeting Heats Up Over Jelleff

Chairman Rick Murphy said he had just heard at 4 p.m. about decision by DC Public Schools to transfer to DPR its administrative oversight of the Duke Ellington School of the Arts playing field.

Burning Questions About Jelleff Center Plans

Many Georgetown residents see the planned renovation of the building as the one chance in decades to provide space for community programs ranging from yoga to computer classes.

Georgetown to Expel 2 Students Tied to Scandal

The expulsion of the students, in connection with the admissions scandal involving the former tennis coach, comes during graduation week.