High School

File photo of high school students dancing. (credit: VIKTOR DRACHEV/AFP/Getty Images)

Study: ‘Cool Kids’ Don’t Stay Popular Into Adulthood

According to a new study, kids who were “cool” in middle school may not stay popular when they reach their adult lives.

06/12/2014

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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

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FedEx Truck Slams Into Bus Carrying Students; At Least 9 Dead

Nine people were killed Thursday in a three-vehicle crash involving a bus carrying high school students on a visit to a college.

04/10/2014

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Prom Dress Shopping Perilous For Plus-Size Girls

Maria Giorno has nothing against long gowns with high waists and flowing fabric — dresses that are designed to camouflage curves on plus-size women.

04/02/2014

Two students were shot inside of a Philadelphia high school Friday afternoon. (credit: CBS Philadelphia)

Police: 2 Philadelphia High School Students Shot

Police are reporting that two students have been shot at a Philadelphia school.

01/17/2014

Archaeologists recovered as much as they could before construction obliterated the old graveyard. (Getty Images)

Virginia Community In Arms After High School Digs Up Graveyard For Football Field

A Virginia community is in an uproar after a school district dug up an old graveyard to build a high school football field.

12/04/2013

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Shotguns, Ammo Found on Anne Arundel School Property

Three shotguns were found in a student’s car following a search for alcohol on the campus of an Anne Arundel County high school Thursday morning.

08/29/2013

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D.C. High School Students Can Take SAT For Free This Year

Taking the SAT will be a lot easier for high school students in the District this year.

08/20/2013

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Preparing Your Child: Grade School to High School

A guidance counselor and a College Options coordinator offer advice to parents on how to address your teen’s concerns about moving from grade school to high school.

07/22/2013

Nearly one-third (31 percent) of recent grads reported their monthly loan payments as greater than 12 percent of their income, a nearly 10 percent increase from 2000. Photo credit: Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images

Many Washington Area High Schools Rank Among Top 500 in U.S.

The Washington area is again being recognized as home to some of the top high schools in the country.

04/24/2013

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