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DCPS Educator Named Interim Chief Of Prince George's Schools

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Prince George's County has named a District of Columbia educator as its interim schools chief. Alvin Crawley, the deputy chief of programming for D.C. Public Schools' special education office, will take over September 4. He replaces Superintendent William Hite, who stepped down to lead the Philadelphia school system. 

The county school board expects to select a permanent replacement by next spring. School board Chairman Verjeana Jacobs said in a statement that Crawley will provide stability as the board searches for a new superintendent.

Crawley, who has never led a school district, takes over a 123,000-student system that has also lost its deputy superintendent and several senior administrators in the past two months.

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'Top Gear' Returns With New Hosts On BBC America

The massively popular BBC show, Top Gear, relaunches Monday on BBC America. Following the painfully public downfall of its former host, the new hosts have big gears to grind.
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'Sweetbitter' Is A Savory Saga Of Restaurant Life And Love

Oysters, cocaine, fine wine, love triangles: Stephanie Danler's debut novel Sweetbitter follows a year in the life of a young woman working at a top-tier Manhattan restaurant.
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Ralph Nader: The Future Of The Progressive Movement In The D.C. Region

Iconic consumer advocate and former presidential candidate Ralph Nader joins us for a conversation about civic engagement, the role of the media, and the future of the progressive movement in the D.C. region.

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Hillary Clinton's Emails

Hillary Clinton is under pressure after a State Department report criticized her use of a private email server: what's in the report, potential security risks and whether it could affect Secretary Clinton's bid for the White House.

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