Students at the Cesar Chavez Charter School in the District are being challenged to question their assumptions about ethnicity and race. It's part of an innovative biology class in which kids get to teach their younger classmates.
This time of year a lot of people head outside to enjoy the weather and take in some of the spring blossoms. But Commentator Jeanne Connelly, of Friends of the National Arboretum, warns that one of those local dispalys is now in jeopardy.
In Virginia, members of the Alexandria City Council have rejected a proposal that would have singled out commercial properties for a higher tax rate to help pay for transportation projects. Instead, council members decided to raise taxes on everybody.
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