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Tuberculosis Diagnosed at Md. High School

Baltimore County public health officials are recommending that about 60 people get screened for tuberculosis after a case was reported at a high school.

08/02/2013

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DC Officials Respond to School Closing Lawsuit

District of Columbia officials are responding to a lawsuit over the closure of 15 schools, saying their plan was the result of extensive study and will improve education for all students.

04/25/2013

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Va. House Passes Bill to Grade Schools From A to F

The House of Delegates has passed legislation that would assign letter grades to public schools in Virginia just as teachers grade students from A to F.

02/04/2013

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Bill to Arm Va. School Employees Deferred

A Virginia legislative subcommittee has sent a proposal to arm public school employees to Gov. Bob McDonnell’s school safety task force.

01/17/2013

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Poll: Va. Supports Armed Officers in Public Schools

Virginians overwhelmingly support requiring background checks on buyers at gun shows and posting armed police officers in public school buildings after last month’s Connecticut school shooting, according to a statewide poll released Thursday.

01/10/2013

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O’Malley Announces $336M for School Construction

Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley’s administration says $336 million in school construction funding and upgrades will be in the budget for the next fiscal year.

01/07/2013

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Va. Schools to Receive Their Own Report Cards

Virginia is getting a better idea of how its public school students fared on new annual benchmarks. The state Department of Education on Wednesday is set to release results of the annual measurable objectives in reading and mathematics.

10/10/2012

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Opinion: Stop, Michelle Obama! The Children Are Hungry

In recent decades, the government has taken to feeding needy children to combat the negativity of trying to learn while being hungry. Now, with new Obama administration regulations on school lunches, we have a government that is causing hunger.

09/26/2012

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Virginia Partners With French School District For Unique Learning Opportunity

The Virginia Department of Education says it has entered a partnership with a large French school district to boost educational and cultural ties.

04/02/2012

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Virginia Schools Receive Nearly $22M From Mega Millions Sales

No one in Virginia may have won the Mega Millions jackpot, but lottery officials say the state’s public schools were big winners.

04/02/2012

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