The House education appropriates subcommittee boosted school aid for the next fiscal year, and University of Maryland lobbies in favor of in-state tuition for undocumented students, while College Park has taken a quieter, but favorable, position.
In Maryland, Anne Arundel County Executive John Leopold is under investigation for using his police security detail to campaign, including picking up campaign checks and removing an opponent's yard signs.
Researchers say infants and toddlers who receive quality care are more likely to stay in school, graduate, get jobs, and build strong relationships. But access to quality programs in D.C. can be difficult, especially in these tough economic times.
Mayor Vincent Gray is shaking up his staff as he tries to help his administration regain its footing after a rocky start. The mayor fired his chief of staff Gerri Mason Hall during another chaotic day at the Wilson Building.
Metro Transit Police Chief Michael Taborn says there's been a spike in crime committed by youth on Metrorail and Metrobuses; last year they made up a little more than 500 of the approximately 2,000 arrests.
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