Learning Doesn’t Stop - Lessons on TV.

The WTU is partnering with Fox5, its sister station, FoxPlus WDCA-TV, and ABC to air lessons on television for students during school closures.

Visit our Distance Learning Page for more information.


The WTU continues to monitor updates from local and national experts concerning the spread of COVID-19. For any questions about COVID-19, we encourage you to visit https://coronavirus.dc.gov/, which includes information from DC Health.

Questions related to DC Public Schools operations and preparedness should be directed to dcps.covidqs@k12.dc.gov.

The American Federation of Teachers (AFT) is providing useful and regularly updated guidance for how teachers, school staff, and local K-12 leaders can prepare for the coronavirus. Learn more here: https://aflcio.org/covid-19.

Individuals and families can learn more about How to be Prepared here: bit.ly/3cvprep 


FY 2021 Budget

Emergency Legislation adopted by the Council on March 17 delays the Mayor's budget submission until May 6. In the coming days, the Council will release an updated hearing schedule for the FY2021 budget.

DC School Libraries are the equalizer in education and the community. Not only do readers score higher on standardized tests, earn higher grades, and demonstrate more success in reading comprehension, fluency and writing, but they also become better citizens. Self-identified adult readers volunteer more in their communities and vote at higher rates. Despite these facts, school libraries are threatened with cuts in the city's FY2021 budget.

Please join us in signing a petition to ensure DC fully funds school libraries in all schools. Visit https://www.saveschoollibrarians.org/dcschoollibrarians to add your name.


Our Spring 2020 Professional Development Course Listing is available.

Click here to see the full schedule of great learning opportunities!


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Recent Updates

For Immediate Release:                                    Contact: Joe Weedon March 26, 2020                                                jweedon@gmail.net                                                                         202-277-9410   Washington Teachers’ Union and...

March 25, 2020 For more information contact: Joe Weedon, 202-277-9410   WTU Urges DCPS to Release Laptops to All Students in Need   WASHINGTON --...

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