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Va. Student Safety Bills Signed Into Law

Several pieces of legislation designed to improve safety for school children in Virginia were signed into law Tuesday.

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Arlington County Libraries To Extend Hours

Additional funding means Arlington County, Va., is planning to expand its hours at several public library branches.

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New Va. Laws Focus On School Safety

Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell signed into law several bills intended to improve school safety Tuesday.

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Arlington Copes With Rising Enrollment

In Virginia, public schools are bursting at the seams, and opinions are divided over how to cope with the steadily increasing enrollments.

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Exhibit Puts Focus on School Facilities

Only a fraction of students at The Washington Metropolitan High School scored proficient on recent reading tests. But junior Joshua Elliot says it doesn’t have to be that way, and improving the school’s library is an important step.

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Bay Game Puts Watershed Management In Hands Of Players

In June, congressional staffers will gather to play the Bay Game, a new tool developed by professors at the University of Virginia. The game is growing in popularity and was most recently played by students from seven universities across Virginia.

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Scholarships For Undocumented Students, Including One Valedictorian

As illegal immigration and the future of undocumented workers is hotly debated across the country and within the D.C. region, leaders in Arlington County aren't shying away from recognizing high achieving high schoolers who are also undocumented immigrants.

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P.G. Students Will Pay To Play Sports Due To Budget Gap

High school students in Maryland's Prince George's County will have to pay a fee next school year if they want to participate in a sport.

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