The British prime minister called allegations that he had intervened to help airlift dogs and cats from Afghanistan “complete nonsense.”
But a lawmaker produced a letter from a top Johnson aide that “authorized” the evacuation.
“This family’s decision to send their children to school — knowing that one of them had covid — was reckless. It jeopardized the health and safety of our entire school community,” the school superintendent said.
The lawmakers voted in favor of a plan to redraw the boundaries of the city’s wards, making the fast-growing Navy Yard neighborhood a part of the historically low-income Ward 8 and the easternmost section of Capitol Hill a part of Ward 7.
While educators in D.C. are more racially diverse than the national average, the city’s public and public charter schools have struggled to resolve a deficit of Latino teachers and male teachers of color.