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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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Schools Work to Keep Incoming College Students From ‘Summer Melt’

The excitement of acceptance into that dream college has passed. The first day of classes is still weeks away. But the resources provided by high school teachers and computer labs are no longer available for recent graduates.

07/07/2014

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D.C. to Suspend Test Scores in Teacher Evaluations

The District of Columbia school system won’t include students’ standardized test scores in teacher evaluations for the upcoming academic year as it adjusts to new tests that adhere to Common Core academic standards.

06/19/2014

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