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Police are shown helping during dismissal at Maury Elementary School in Alexandria on Tuesday. (Photo Credit: Alexandria Police)

Alexandria Students Released After Lock-in

Students in all Alexandria Public Schools were on lock-in Tuesday afternoon after someone reportedly waved a weapon near a school, police say.

09/16/2014

Maryland students gather to create the Star-Spangled Banner on Tuesday, Sept. 9. (Photo Credit: Star-Spangled Banner Living Flag)

Md. Students Form a Human Star-Spangled Banner

Thousands of students are wearing red, white and blue to help form a Star-Spangled Banner at Maryland’s Fort McHenry.

09/09/2014

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Study: Gunshots Fired Near More Than Half of D.C. Schools

A new study shows that large numbers of District of Columbia school students likely heard gunfire near their school buildings during the 2011-2012 school year.

09/03/2014

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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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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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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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US Teachers Nowhere as Diverse as Their Students

U.S. teachers are nowhere near as diverse as their students.

05/04/2014

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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

File photo of an ambulance. (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

FedEx Truck Slams Into Bus Carrying Students; At Least 9 Dead

Nine people were killed Thursday in a three-vehicle crash involving a bus carrying high school students on a visit to a college.

04/10/2014

File photo of a teacher with a classroom full of students. (Photo by PIERRE ANDRIEU/AFP/Getty Images)

Md. Senate Votes to Limit Use of Student Testing Data

Maryland senators say the state should wait to use student testing data to make decisions on teachers’ jobs until the Common Core standards are solidly established.

03/13/2014

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