Among all the talk about what's wrong with D.C. Public Schools, the organization Teach for America asked some of the program's local alums for ideas to solve some of the challenges in city schools. They presented their ideas at the first D.C. Region Innovation Pilot Pitch Showcase in May.
The D.C. area is bracing for another mini-heat wave this week, with temperatures expected to top out in the mid-90s today and tomorrow. A heat advisory goes into effect at noon today, and is expected to last through 8 p.m. Thursday.
A freshman at Wootton High School in Rockville came home after a particularly tough training session in May complaining of pain in his muscles. At the time, he and his parents never imagined it would lead to countless hours in the hospital.
Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell, USDA Secretary Tom Vilsack and actor Jeff Bridges launched a summer nutrition program June 7 that could keep hunger at bay for more than 200,000 teens and children across the Commonwealth.
Two U.S. soldiers returning home from deployment in Afghanistan say Delta Air Lines charged their unit hundreds of dollars in extra baggage. Thursday Delta announced it would allow more bags for service members.
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