Latest from Donna St. George

Deadlines arrive for school staff to be vaccinated in Washington region

Some unvaccinated employees placed on leave for failing to show weekly testing results.
  • Oct 17, 2021

Racist comments at high school sports events lead to effort to ‘repair the harm’

A meeting in Montgomery County will bring together Einstein and Sherwood high schools.
  • Oct 10, 2021

More than 5,000 quarantines disrupt early weeks of school in Montgomery

Parents in the Maryland district want a “test-to-stay” approach to start right away.
  • Oct 6, 2021

Two students injured, seven arrested after fight involving knife at Annapolis High School, officials said

Authorities said the injuries were not believed to be life threatening
  • Sep 29, 2021

Vaccine mandate temporarily halted in New York City schools, nation’s largest school system

Case filed by educators will now go before an appeals court panel.
  • Sep 25, 2021

What to know about school masks, staff vaccines and quarantines in the D.C. area

School officials have spent months refining guidelines and other strategies to try to limit the spread of the coronavirus.
  • Sep 21, 2021

Patricia O’Neill, longtime Montgomery County school board member, dies at 71

She joined the Montgomery school board in 1998 and had served as board president five times.
  • Sep 14, 2021

Just weeks in, Washington-area families confront the reality of this school year: Quarantines

Districts are scrambling for virtual learning plans and substitutes. Parents are scrambling for child care.
  • Sep 11, 2021

Pentagon burn survivors are thankful for life, though pain endures

Four severe burn survivors of the Pentagon attack, interviewed by The Washington Post for this story, have each charted a distinct course, holding up against seizing pain, physical limitations and debilitating trauma. They have anguished. They have celebrated. They have marked 20 years.
  • Sep 10, 2021

Vaccination mandate tightened for Montgomery County teachers and other staff in schools

Montgomery County school board removes testing option for workers, says stronger action is needed as delta variant spreads.
  • Sep 9, 2021