Our Summer 2020 Professional Development Schedule is now available.

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School Year 20-21 Budget


Your Voice is Needed NOW! Help us ensure our schools receive the funding they need for next school year.

We understand that making budget choices in a pandemic economy is challenging, but city leaders should look to the Great Recession as a cautionary tale for what can happen if we reverse investments in our schools. Nationally, less funding led to worse academic outcomes and massive layoffs of school staff, consequences that would only prolong our city’s recovery.

Help us ensure our Teacheres and Our Students have what they need to succeed in the next school year.


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Learning Doesn’t Stop - Lessons on TV.

The WTU is partnering with Fox5, its sister station, FoxPlus WDCA-TV 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 


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