D.C.’s Fiscal 2021 Budget Rosier Than Expected

While pay increases and new positions have been largely canceled or postponed for the next four years, only some 14 layoffs and no furloughs of D.C. employees are expected.

GU Cuts Budget, Holds Virtual Graduations

Georgetown University President John DeGioia said in a May 12 statement that the university can expect a shortfall of $50 million before the fall semester begins.

D.C. Schools to Close 3 Weeks Early

Due to the coronavirus crisis, some of the red-line requirements for grade advancement and graduation are being waived.

Coronavirus Distractions: Animal Shows

Need to distract yourself from thinking about COVID-19? One of our writers suggests tuning into some animal television.

Standing Room Only at Ellington Field Meeting

On Jan. 15, close to 200 residents met with city officials from the Departments of Parks and Recreation, DC Public Schools and the Department of General Services about the field's future.

Community Meeting on Ellington Field, Jan. 15

The Department of Parks and Recreation has scheduled a meeting at the Georgetown Neighborhood Library to discuss potential uses of the field, located between 39th Street and River Road NW.

In Ellington Show, Students Respond to Art With Art

“In My Shoes” is on view at the school, 3500 R St. NW, on weekdays from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. through Dec. 14. A $20 donation is suggested.

120 Witnesses Testify Passionately About Jelleff Field

Among the speakers at the Oct. 21 roundtable, convened by the District Council Committee on Recreation and Youth Affairs, were students from Hardy Middle School and Maret School.

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.