Apr 15, 2024 - News

Around the Beltway: DCPS facing job cuts

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ğŸŽ D.C. Public Schools may need to eliminate 200 positions, from Jackson-Reed High School (-32 jobs) to Anacostia High (-11). The cuts are proposed by Mayor Muriel Bowser to balance the budget and are pending council approval. (Washington Post)

💳 Card skimming devices were found in five grocery stores within three weeks in D.C., police said. One was discovered at the Georgetown Safeway (aka the Social Safeway) and another at the NoMa Harris Teeter. (NBC4)

✅ Virginia has become the first state in the South to ban child marriage. Gov. Glenn Youngkin signed a bill that closes a loophole in state law allowing minors to marry if they're emancipated. (Axios)

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