When Craig and Parker Washington Seminar participants are in D.C. for their week of field research they will be interviewed and their opinions will be included in a report to Congress initiated by then-President Barack Obama on Dec. 23, 2016.

The Gazette reached out to local school district officials to learn if and how school calendars will be affected by recent winter weather.

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Schools, clubs, athletic programs, early-childhood programs, and preschool classes at Adams, Jackson, Jefferson, Madison, Washington and Wilson elementary schools will be closed Tuesday because of extreme cold, according to an alert sent out Monday night.