D.C. residents, it’s worse than you thought. You thought it was only about the loss of federal deductions. But guess what? The D.C. government is a beneficiary of the new federal tax bill, too. How so? D.C. tax law allows...
In response to The Current’s June 28 editorial “Burdensome preschool regulations merit further review,” the Office of the State Superintendent of Education would like to clarify the process by which the regulations were developed and the impact of a...
My son, Zach Blumenfeld, organized a fundraiser for his Boy Scout troop to raise funds for animals in need of shelter due to Hurricane Harvey. This past Sunday, Troop 61 hosted a table at the Palisades Farmers Market and because...
Four years ago, I drove through the District on my way home from two months in Florida, and as a 40-year resident of D.C., I was shocked at the condition of our streets. I assumed it had been a...
Most of the proposed development projects in the city encounter a strong reaction against them - often with valid arguments both for and against that need to be weighed. It would seem the proposed joint development between Wisconsin Avenue Baptist...
The first five years of a child’s life are more formative than at any other stage, creating either a sturdy or a fragile foundation. Seventy-five percent of brain growth and 85 percent of intellectual, personality and social skills develop...
The Current is to be commended for shining a bright light on the issue of abandoned foreign mission property in D.C.  . If not for the earlier piece, D.C. Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton might not have requested a meeting...
By Mary Cheh Since 2008, the Lab School of Washington has occupied the old Hardy School building on Foxhall Road as a satellite to its main campus. The Lab School serves students with learning disabilities in the District, providing an...
We are Gwyneth Field, Elijah Weissman and Sabrina Kestnbaum-Cook. We are seventh graders at Sheridan School in Washington, DC.  We are athletes, club members and hard-working students. Although we are just 12 and 13 years old, we already know...

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