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Suspicious Packages With White Power Found In 7 D.C. Schools

Update 4:11 p.m.: D.C. officials are investigating reports of 20 schools that have received suspicious letters containing a powdery white substance.

According to NBC Washington, the schools known at this time are:

  • William Powell Elementary School in Northwest
  • Terrell Elementary School in Southeast
  • Ronald Brown Middle School in Northeast
  • Martin Luther King Elementary School in Southeast
  • Lafayette Elementary School in Northwest
  • Hamilton Molten Academy in Northeast
  • School Without Walls Senior High School in Northwest
  • Ballou Senior High School in Southeast
  • Anacostia High School in Southeast
  • Burroughs Elementary School in Northeast
  • Spingarn High School in Northeast
  • Marie Reed School in Northwest
  • Peabody Elementary School in Northeast
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    D.C. Charter Schools Pioneer Steps Down

    Josephine Baker, a leader in the District's charter school movement, will step down as executive director of the D.C. Public Charter School Board.

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    School Bus Accident In Montgomery County

    Two Montgomery County Public Schools buses collided in Clarksburg, Md., Wednesday morning. Police say nine students and an adult suffered minor injuries.

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    Biology Class Asks Students To Question Racial Stereotypes

    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.

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    Once Segregated Va. School To Become Civil Rights Center

    A new center for the study of civil rights in education will open this summer in Prince Edward County, Va. What was once an all-black high school will soon house The Robert Russa Moton Museum.

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    College Campuses Could Change Work-Life Culture

    There's no question jobs that offer work-flex policies are in demand these days -- jobs that can offer employees options to work at home and skip the long commute. But some say those opportunities are often reserved for elite white-collar professionals. One local university is leading the charge to make a change in the work-life culture.

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    Montgomery Co. Schools To Cut Employee Benefits In 2012

    Budget cuts are finally coming to schools in Montgomery County, and school employees aren't likely to be thrilled about the changes.

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