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Opening in 2015/16. Van Ness Elementary, just across M Street from the Washington Navy Yard, closed in 2006 due to the razing of multiple dwelling units in the immediate area. DCPS officials confirmed that the school will reopen for Fall 2015 and that the $15 million renovation budget is still in place.
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Van Ness is slated to utilize the highly successful Tools of the Mind early childhood program when it opens its doors in the fall of 2015.
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Van Ness Parents Group is working to prepare for the reopening of Van Ness Elementary School for the Capitol Riverfront Community in 2015. In the 2014 proposed school assignment and redistricting proposal, Van Ness was given a geographic boundary in anticipating of reopening the school.