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Former Student Arrested for Bringing Gun to Md. School

Police say they arrested a former Richard Montgomery High School student for bringing a gun to the school on Thursday.

11/06/2014

A Maryland middle school teacher has been placed on administrative leave after he allegedly authored two fiction books depicting a “futuristic school shooting” using a pseudonym.  (credit: Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

Education Board Recognizes 2 Divisions, 40 Schools

The Virginia Board of Education is honoring two school divisions and 40 schools for improving the academic performance of economically disadvantaged students.

10/30/2014

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Study Says Home-Packed Lunches Less Nutritious Than School-Made Meals

A new study finds that what parents pack from home is often much worse than what’s offered at school.

09/03/2014

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Pediatricians’ Rx For Schools: Later Start Times

Pediatricians have a new prescription for schools: later start times for teens.

08/28/2014

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White Students To No Longer Be Majority At U.S. Schools

For the first time, U.S. public schools are projected this fall to have more minority students than non-Hispanic whites, a shift largely fueled by growth in the number of Hispanic children.

08/09/2014

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2 Va. Schools Blamed for Secluding, Restraining Disabled Students

The U.S. Department of Education has concluded that two Virginia schools denied students with emotional disabilities the right to an appropriate public education by frequently using seclusion and physical restraint.

08/07/2014

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When Does School Start in D.C., Maryland and Virginia? The 2014 Calendar

It’s almost that time again! Students soon will be heading back to school.

08/05/2014

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Time-Saving Tips For Healthy School Lunches

With creative planning and the right containers, packing a quick and healthy lunch can be as easy as ABC and 123!

07/21/2014

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Back To School Study Tips For Teens

Help your kids make the most of their time when they head back to school with these 5 study tips.

07/21/2014

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5 Back To School Things Teachers Would Love Your Help With

Seasoned instructors share the essentials for your child’s transition back to the classroom.

07/21/2014

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