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5 Ways to Create the Perfect Study Space in Your House

One of the keys to academic success is an organized (and quiet!) at-home study space. Create a homework hotspot in your home, whether it’s located in a designated room or tucked into a smaller nook with these tips.

07/17/2015

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5 Tips For Students Adjusting To New School Schedules

Kids of all ages love the lazy days of summer. Schedules are relaxed and fun is the main focus. These five tips can make falling back into school routines at the end of the summer break can be a lot easier.

07/13/2015

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GOP Congressman Wants D.C. School Vouchers to Continue

A leading House Republican says a school voucher program for District of Columbia students is successful and should continue.

05/14/2015

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Helicopter Makes Emergency Landing at Alexandria School

Alexandria officials say a U.S. Air Force helicopter made an emergency landing at an elementary school, but no one was injured.

04/30/2015

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5 Md. Students Overdose on Prescription Drugs at High School

Four students at a western Maryland high school were rushed to the hospital after authorities say they overdosed on prescription drugs.

03/25/2015

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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