Thursday, January 20, 2022


DC Pre-K, Kindergarten Students to Receive Rapid COVID Tests Every Week

DC is now providing weekly rapid antigen test kits to all registered pre-K and kindergarten students and staff.

DC Public Schools Students Need Proof of Negative COVID Test Before Return to Class

Students and staff at DC Public Schools (DCPS) are required to provide proof of a negative COVID-19 test result starting on January 5.

‘Holocaust Reenactment’ at DC Elementary School Under Investigation

DCPS is investigating the allegation that a staff member at Watkins Elementary asked third-graders to reenact the Holocaust.

Georgetown Requires Students, Staff to Get COVID-19 Booster Shot

Georgetown University students, faculty, and staff will have to receive COVID-19 vaccine booster shots, according to a release from the school's administration.

DC High School Student Dies After Northeast Shooting

A DC high school student died from his injuries after being shot near his Northeast DC home on Friday, December 3.

DC School Decides Naming Theater After Dave Chappelle Following Controversy

The Duke Ellington School will follow through a plan to name its theater after Dave Chappelle after a delay over his latest Netflix special.

DC Public Schools See Decline in Enrollment for Second Year

Enrollment in DC Public Schools (DCPS) dropped by more than 800 students this academic year, according to officials.

DC Announces Enhancement of Traffic Safety Around Schools

The District has launched a traffic safety campaign to increase safety in school zones, Mayor Muriel Bowser said in a release.