District Line Daily: Derailed | Washington City Paper

December 01, 2020
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On December 1, 2020, the D.C. Policy Center’s article, New D.C. education data show how school choice plays out across wards, was cited by Washington City Paper:

The cuts would come when there is a vaccine. (Dr. Moncef Slaoui, the chief scientific adviser for Operation Warp Speed, tells CNN it’s possible we reach herd immunity by May.) Right when the city’s economy could really start to recover, workers—particularly within the hospitality industry, among the hardest hit by the pandemic—would struggle to get around, as would customers. And students would struggle to get to school after wanting desperately to return to campus. Roughly half of students go to a school in the ward they reside in. So many would be impacted.  

Read more: District Line Daily: Derailed | Washington City Paper

Related: New D.C. education data show how school choice plays out across wards | D.C. Policy Center

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