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Doctors: Teenagers Should Have Better Access To Condoms

Researchers from the Committee on Adolescence at the American Academy of Pediatrics said that condoms should be made more available to teenagers.

10/28/2013

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Senate Republicans: Let States Make Final Decisions On Schools

Education Secretary Arne Duncan would see his authority greatly cut and governors would have final say over their schools under legislation introduced Thursday by Senate Republicans.

06/06/2013

The prestigious Institute of Medicine is recommending that schools provide opportunities for at least 60 minutes of physical activity each day for students and that PE be designated a core subject. (Photo by Kimberly White/Getty Images)

Experts: US Schools Should Make Physical Education A Core Subject

The prestigious Institute of Medicine is recommending that schools provide opportunities for at least 60 minutes of physical activity each day for students and that PE be designated a core subject.

05/23/2013

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Fairfax County Names Texas Educator New Superintendent

A Texas educator has been selected to head Fairfax County public schools, becoming the first woman to head Virginia’s largest school district.

04/11/2013

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Prince George’s County Lawmakers Consider Schools Takeover Plan

Prince George’s County Executive Rushern Baker is urging lawmakers to support a measure that would allow him to overhaul the county’s school system.

04/02/2013

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Prince George’s County Executive Seeking More School Control

The Prince George’s County Executive is seeking legislation to give his office more control over county schools.

03/17/2013

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Northern Va. Schools Rank Among State’s Best

Officials say 151 public schools and one school division in Virginia have earned the highest awards given under a state incentive program.

03/14/2013

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Va. Students Flex Brainpower, Rank 5th Nationwide in Advanced Placement Exams

Virginia ranked fifth nationwide in the percentage of public school students earning a score of 3 or higher on the Advanced Placement examinations.

02/21/2013

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Duncan: Hard To Teach Kids Scared Of Being Killed

Too many students worry more about being killed by a gun than learning in the classroom, Education Secretary Arne Duncan said on Thursday, as he cautioned that firearms alone do not make schools safer.

01/17/2013

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Montgomery Co. School Board Accelerates Security Plan

In the wake of the Connecticut school shooting last month, Montgomery County is accelerating its security plan for elementary schools.

01/08/2013

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