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Judge Tosses Remaining Portion of DC Schools Suit

A federal judge has thrown out the remainder of a lawsuit that attempted to halt the closure of 15 District of Columbia public schools.


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Friday Feel Good: DC Elementary School Students Break World Record For Bubble Wrap Popping

More than 600 students at Lafayette Elementary in D.C. succeeded Friday at breaking the world record for the most people popping bubble wrap simultaneously, WNEWs Kevin Rincon reports.


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D.C. Students Receive Federal Funding to Learn Creationist Ideas

At least two D.C. private schools that teach Creationist ideas receive federal funding in the form of scholarships for low income students.


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D.C. Judge Tosses Out Most of School Closure Lawsuit

A judge is dismissing most of a federal lawsuit that attempted to halt the closure of 15 public schools.


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Principal of High-Performing School Wants to Hire Wife as Assistant

The principal of a high-performing District of Columbia school wants to hire his wife as assistant principal, drawing some objections.