Hyde-Addison to Partially Reopen, Nov. 9

October 13, 2020

Georgetown’s only public elementary school will open only one classroom per grade, with no more than 11 students in each class. A second in-person option is called CARE.

What Makes Venus Run?

September 24, 2020

Venus Davis does not do “Zoom fatigue.” The trainer and life coach has never let anything get in the way of achieving her goals.

Opening of D.C. Schools: A Work in Progress

September 14, 2020

D.C. schools are expected to switch over to in-person instruction, at least partially, in the second term, which begins Nov. 9, “if medical conditions warrant,” according to school officials.

Some, Not All, Child Care Facilities Reopening

September 8, 2020

Facing increased costs associated with cleaning, personal protective equipment and smaller class sizes, several Georgetown child care providers are not planning to offer in-person services this fall.

D.C. Public School Starts Today — With All Buildings Closed

August 31, 2020

Ideally, all students should be able to get DCPS programs online with their student ID and have a device with a keyboard and, if possible, headphones.  

500 GU Students Show Up on Move-In Weekend

August 24, 2020

Once the students checked in, they were given virus test kits. They had agreed to take the tests, give them to university health officials, then self-quarantine for two weeks.

Back to School (Sort of) in Georgetown

August 13, 2020

As schools in D.C. and Georgetown grapple with being fully online, fully in-person or a mix this fall, we must ask: What is best for children, teachers and staff — […]

Virtual Learning Is Here to Stay


“There’s been more experimentation with pedagogy in the last five months at Georgetown than in the last 200 years.” — Douglas Reed of Georgetown University As the nation grapples with […]

College and Coronavirus: No, Gap Years Aren’t Free

August 3, 2020

These gap years will have nothing to do with introspective soul-searching and everything to do with the fact that many colleges and universities will be closed for at least the fall semester.

D.C. Schools to Be Online-Only for Fall Term

July 30, 2020

The decision to only offer classes online during the first term came unexpectedly. Until this week, officials had considered a mixed-option plan.