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.
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.
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.
Mayor Bowser, Chancellor Lewis D. Ferebee and Principal Calvin Hooks presided over the ribbon-cutting ceremony at Hyde-Addison Elementary School on Aug. 21.
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 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.
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...
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.
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.
The expulsion of the students, in connection with the admissions scandal involving the former tennis coach, comes during graduation week.