Georgetown University offering free classes to furloughed workers

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Georgetown says it will run the freebie classes regardless of the operating status of the government.

And there’s no risk of getting detention if workers are called back to their regular 9-to-5 gigs: “In the event the shutdown ends (as we all hope), no student will incur an academic or financial penalty if he or she decides to withdraw from a course,” the university writes on its website