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Police Investigating Remains Found at School

Police in Washington are investigating after construction workers unearthed what appear to be human remains while doing work at an elementary school in Georgetown.

07/11/2014

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More Than 100 Kids Enrolled in Nationals’ Camp

More than 100 students are participating in a summer program run by the Washington Nationals to help students develop baseball and softball as well as academic skills.

06/30/2014

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D.C. Releases New Set of Proposed School Boundaries

D.C. officials have released new proposed public school boundaries after previous proposals that would replace neighborhood schools drew widespread resistance.

06/13/2014

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7 Local High Schools Make U.S. News List of the Top 100

U.S. News and World Report’s annual list of the nation’s best high schools was released this week, and eight local schools made the top 100.

04/24/2014

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D.C. Schools Buy New Instruments, Other Supplies

District of Columbia public school students will get new musical instruments, books, computers, art supplies and science lab equipment thanks to $10 million in funding that had been left unspent.

12/23/2013

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Study: D.C. Students’ Test Scores Fall Below International Average

So how do U.S. eighth-graders do in math and science when compared to their peers around the globe? Turns out it matters which state they live in, according to a study released Thursday.

10/24/2013

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Former DC Teacher Gets 5 Years in Pornography Case

A former teacher at a District of Columbia high school who pleaded guilty to receiving child pornography has been sentenced to five years in prison.

10/08/2013

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DC Council to Take Up Truancy Bill

The D.C. Council is taking up a bill that seeks to make parents more accountable for children who miss too much school.

05/07/2013

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Metro Station Brawl Between Students Raises Security Questions

After a wild fight at Gallery Place involving rival high schools was caught on video and posted on YouTube last week, D.C. councilmember and Metro board member Muriel Bowser says it’s time for a closer look at the supervision kids get on their way to and from school.

04/30/2013