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Police: 9-Year-Old Va. Boy Brought Gun To School After Being Bullied

A 9-year-old boy was arrested for bringing a gun to school in Prince William County, police say.

04/25/2014

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Va. Educators Partner to Help Disabled Students

Educators in Virginia are partnering to help students with disabilities succeed after they leave school.

04/13/2014

Sunnie Kahle's grandparents say she has short hair and a big heart. (Getty Images)

Girl Pulled From Christian School After They Complained She Looked Like Boy, Didn’t Follow ‘Biblical Standards’

Sunnie Kahle told she must dress and act more like a girl to attend Timberlake Christian School.

03/25/2014

Ballou High School senior Tai'Lon Jackson accepts full, four-year scholarship to attend George Washington University. (Photo by Mark Segraves/All-News 99.1 WNEW)

D.C. Students Get Surprise Scholarships to George Washington University

For a group of high school students in D.C., Tuesday was anything but a normal school day.

03/25/2014

Sixth-grader Adrionna Harris was suspended because she did not immediately report a razor incident with another student to teachers. (Getty Images)

Girl Suspended From School Over Razor Incident Allowed To Return

Virginia Beach girl allowed to return to school after being good Samaritan.

03/21/2014

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Maryland Students Lead Nation In AP Test Scores

The College Board says the Maryland class of 2013 led the nation in high scoring on Advanced Placement tests.

02/11/2014

Washington DC Area Hit By Spring Snow

D.C., Md. Schools Considering How To Make Up Snow Days

With D.C. public schools and more than half of Maryland’s 24 school districts having reached or exceeded their allocated snow days this year, officials are weighing their options about how to make up the days they’ve used.

02/06/2014

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D.C. Area Schools Quickly Running Out of Snow Days

With all the snow the Washington region has received this winter, school systems are running low — or, in some cases, have already hit their limit — on inclement weather days.

02/03/2014

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Delegate: Not Too Late to Cancel Standardized Test in Md.

Public schools are set to begin the Maryland School Assessments in less than five weeks, but lawmakers who consider the test too outdated say there’s still time to cancel it for the year. Next week, the House of Delegates will review a proposal to do that.

01/30/2014

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D.C. Schools Chancellor Knew of Test Cheating Claim

An elementary school principal’s claim that she saw teachers erasing answers on students’ test sheets had reached District of Columbia Schools Chancellor Kaya Henderson’s desk within 24 hours of the alleged incident in late 2010.

01/30/2014

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