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

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.

Tennis, Anyone? Soon at Montrose Park

The hope is to have the two brand-new, green-surfaced courts open to the public by the end of September, depending on the weather.  

Some, Not All, Child Care Facilities Reopening

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

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

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.

Virginia’s Second-Home Market Is Hot, Hot, Hot … and Transformed

Instead of recreational purposes like horseback riding, hunting and gardening, what buyers now seek is refuge, a space to spread out and distance from their neighbors.

Back to School (Sort of) in Georgetown

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...

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...

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

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

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