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Report: Md. High School Graduation Rate Hits 84%

An annual report on high school graduation says Maryland’s high school graduation rate is 84 percent, slightly above the national high school graduation rate.

04/28/2014

Michelle Obama on Saturday criticized the kidnapping of scores of Nigerian schoolgirls as an "unconscionable act" carried out by a terrorist group she said is determined to keep them from getting an education — "or grown men attempting to snuff out the aspirations of young girls."  (credit: Feng Li/Getty Images)

Senior Launches Petition Urging School To Rethink Decision About Having Michelle Obama Speak At Graduation

A Kansas high school senior has launched a petition drive urging school officials to rethink their decision to have first lady Michelle Obama speak at graduation next month in Topeka.

04/18/2014

President Barack Obama is launching an initiative to combat sexual assault, particularly on college campuses, turning the spotlight on a problem that has devastated millions of Americans yet rarely receives such White House attention. (credit: Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)

Md. Graduation Rate Up to 83.6 Percent in 2012

Maryland education officials say the state’s graduation rate was 83.6 percent for the class of 2012, an increase of 1.5 percentage points over two years.

10/31/2013

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Best Places To Buy Gifts For Grads In Washington DC

Graduation is a momentous fete that calls for a remembered gift from one of these Washington DC stores.

05/07/2013

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Best Places For Graduation Parties In Washington DC

New graduate? Congratulations! It’s time to celebrate at one of these best places for graduation parties in Washington DC.

05/03/2013

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Blue Angels Cancellation Means No Show at Naval Academy

The U.S. Navy’s cancellation the rest of the popular Blue Angels’ aerobatic team’s season because of automatic federal budget cuts means the group won’t perform at the U.S. Naval Academy’s graduation ceremonies.

04/09/2013

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Obama to Speak at Naval Academy Graduation

President Barack Obama is scheduled to speak at the U.S. Naval Academy’s graduation in May.

03/04/2013

President Barack Obama is launching an initiative to combat sexual assault, particularly on college campuses, turning the spotlight on a problem that has devastated millions of Americans yet rarely receives such White House attention. (credit: Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)

Md. High School Student Invites Ellen to Speak at Graduation

A local high school student is making a push for a celebrity appearance at her school’s graduation this spring.

01/23/2013

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88 Percent of Va. Students Graduate On Time

Virginia education officials say 88 percent of students in the class of 2012 graduated after four years of high school.

10/23/2012

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