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WASHINGTON (AP) Complaints have triggered an investigation of a private school in northwest Washington. D.C. State Superintendent of Education says the investigation into Rock Creek Academy will be finished in three weeks. The school has received more than $16 million in tuition from the District.

WASHINGTON (AP) More than 400 students attend the annual youth law fair Saturday at Washington's Superior Court. Students are being invited to participate in mock trials. The day is a joint effort of the courthouse and the D.C. Bar.

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