Campus clinics make vaccinations more convenient for DC’s youth

In the weeks since the federal government approved COVID-19 vaccinations for young children, pop-up clinics across the district have met families’ demands for what has been described as an extra layer of protection. In particular, clinics on public and public charter school campuses have proven particularly convenient for parents like Cynthia Whitlow, who said she … Read more

DC’s proposal for a vaccine mandate is facing growing opposition

As the federal government draws closer to approving COVID-19 vaccines for children between the ages of five and 11, the DC Council continues to consider legislation that, if enacted, would mandate COVID-19 vaccinations for district students in public. , public charter, independent and primary schools. Amid continued deliberations, parents like Torre Joyner said they still … Read more

While the DC Council revisits Wilson Renaming, the community reflects on Edna B. Jackson’s legacy

The DC Council’s public roundtable scheduled for Thursday, November 4 was centered on renaming Woodrow Wilson High School. But not in honor of the famous black playwright August Wilson, as was the intention of the management of the DC Public Schools (DCPS), but two local people with historical ties to the Northwestern based school. Weeks … Read more