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Sunday, June 20, 2021

Podcast Helps Parents & Teachers Explain Jan. 6 to Kids

It’s hard enough for grownups. The horrifying images of angry insurgents storming the Capitol are difficult to watch, let alone comprehend. So how do...

Learning Gains for DC Teens During the Pandemic

Zoe Cymrot has been waking up at 6 a.m. since March of last year. Every morning, the 13-year-old takes Montana, a one-year-old yellow lab,...

Music on the Hill Gives Virtual Lessons

Music on the Hill (801 D St NE) opened in 2013 and functions as a specialty music store that features music lessons for all...

How Some Schools Got Kids Back to the Classroom

In the spring, the COVID-19 pandemic shut down most of the nation’s schools, forcing most of the District’s students to continue learning virtually at...

Support Services Make the Transition

When schools, childcare, and other child-related facilities closed suddenly a few weeks into the Covid-19 pandemic, parents were left scrambling to cover their children’s...

How Families are Managing Virtual Learning

As the new year begins, many students are moving into a tenth month of virtual learning. Students are taking classes in their homes, many...

Bowser, Ferebee Talk DCPS Reopening

In the Oct. 22 situational update, Mayor Muriel Bowser (D), Dr. LaQuandra Nesbitt and Dr. Lewis Ferebee spoke about the term two reopening of...

Antiracism Workshops for Families at East City Books

Talking to your kids and teens about literally anything can be awkward. Luckily, teaching your kids and teens about antiracism doesn't have to be...

Even When Virtual Learning Goes Well, Kids Miss Out

Most District students have been learning virtually since the spring. There have been challenges in ensuring that all students have a device, a connection...

The Numbers: A Failure to Address DC Childcare Crisis

Childcare is a critical part of our economy. A parent who can drop their child off in a quality childcare setting has peace of...
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