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Case of Viral Meningitis Reported at D.C. Primary School

Case of Viral Meningitis Reported at D.C. Primary School Viral meningitis was recently reported at a D.C. primary school, according to a letter from the D.C. Department of Health. Two possible adult cases were reported at Peabody Primary Campus, a public school in the Capitol Hill Cluster Community. One … Read more on NBC4 Washington

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Substitute teacher at DC charter school charged with having sex with student

Substitute teacher at DC charter school charged with having sex with student A 22-year-old substitute teacher at a D.C. charter school for at-risk youth was arrested Tuesday and charged with having oral sex with a student football player behind the teacher's classroom desk, according to police and court documents. The 17-year … Read more on […]

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2 dead, 4 hurt in Washington state school attack; shooter was homecoming prince

2 dead, 4 hurt in Washington state school attack; shooter was homecoming prince WJLA · Facebook · Twitter · YouTube · Pinterest · Mobile · RSS · News · Weather · Traffic · D.C. · MD · VA · Business · Crime · Sports · NewsChannel 8 · Video · GovMatters · Politics · Entertainment […]

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Campbell Brown, Wendy Kopp donate to DC school board candidate

Campbell Brown, Wendy Kopp donate to DC school board candidate You might not think that a school board race in Washington D.C., where the Board of Education lost most of its power years ago, would be all that interesting to anybody but Washingtonians — and then again only to those who live in a particular […]

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Middle School students travel to Washington DC to further roles as leaders

Middle School students travel to Washington DC to further roles as leaders From July 12 to 18, the boys flew to Washington D.C. to attend classes on leadership. According to Principal Scott Gibson, the middle school staff looks for students who receive good grades and have displayed good character throughout the year. Read more on […]

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Twofour54 chief executive receives honorary degree from Washington DC school

Twofour54 chief executive receives honorary degree from Washington DC school ABU DHABI // Noura Al Kaabi, the chief executive of Twofour54, has been given an honorary degree by an US institution. The head of the commercial arm of the Abu Dhabi Media Zone Authority received the award from the Protocol School of Washington … Read more […]

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Washington, D.C. High School Principal Reflects on Coming Out

Washington, D.C. High School Principal Reflects on Coming Out Cahall Last Thursday at Wilson High School in Washington, D.C., Principal Pete Cahall came out as gay during the school's second annual Pride Day celebration. In an article for the Washington Post, Cahall describes the experience and finally coming out … Read more on Human Rights […]

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MYSTIC VALLEY CHARTER SCHOOL: Historians headed to Washington DC

MYSTIC VALLEY CHARTER SCHOOL: Historians headed to Washington DC By placing second, the students qualified for the national competition, which will take place June 15-19 in Washington D.C. There, they will compete against students from across the country, as well as several international participants. This was the … Read more on Wicked Local Medford

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Spending $29349 per student, Washington DC school students are 83 percent

Spending 349 per student, Washington DC school students are 83 percent … Is one of America's biggest faults throwing money at a problem? In one sad instance, the answer is yeas. Public schools in Washington, D.C. spent $ 29,349 per pupil during the 2010-2011 school year. However, according to data from National Center for … Read […]

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DC's Hospitality High to convert from charter to traditional school

DC's Hospitality High to convert from charter to traditional school Leaders of Hospitality High, a D.C. charter school backed by some of the Washington area's largest hotel companies, have decided to relinquish their charter to join the city's traditional school system. The unusual move — it is the first time a D.C … Read more […]

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School Choice and Neighborhood Community in Washington, D.C.

School Choice and Neighborhood Community in Washington, D.C. Here's a bit of background on the book: For Our School, Sam spent a year “embedded” in two D.C. elementary schools. One is a traditional district school, one is a new charter startup. It would be easy to write a book with these two case studies and […]

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Armed man shot by DC police at Plummer Elementary School

Armed man shot by DC police at Plummer Elementary School WASHINGTON (AP) – D.C. police say an officer shot and killed a man who refused to put down a gun near a southeast Washington elementary school. Police say they received a report of a man with a gun walking by Plummer Elementary School in with […]

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DC officials recommend closure of Booker T. Washington Charter School for

DC officials recommend closure of Booker T. Washington Charter School for … Staff for the D.C. Public Charter School Board have recommended closing Booker T. Washington, which operates both a high school and an adult education program in Northwest Washington's U Street corridor, at the end of this year. More news about … Read more on […]

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DC female high school football coach resigns

DC female high school football coach resigns WASHINGTON — The Washington, D.C., female high school football coach whose hiring was celebrated with much fanfare has resigned after four seasons. Natalie Randolph told The Washington Post on Thursday that she wants to spend more time with her … Read more on Bellingham Herald

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Eastern Kentucky to Washington, DC, Hazard High School students remember

Eastern Kentucky to Washington, DC, Hazard High School students remember … (WYMT) – From Eastern Kentucky to Washington, D.C. Every year juniors from Hazard High School travel to the capitol for two days. This year was a little different. Principal Donald "Happy" Mobelini said this year students were able to commemorate … Read more on […]

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