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Md. 'DREAM Act' Opponents Seek Referendum

Opponents of the Maryland provision that grants in-state tuition rates at state colleges to undocumented students say that even though Governor Martin O'Malley has signed the bill into law, the matter has not been decided.

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DCPS Says It Will Work To Find Jobs For 'Excessed' Teachers

D.C. Public Schools officials say they are committed to helping the approximately 750 teachers and staff members who've been "excessed" find other jobs within the school system.

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Meet The New Montgomery County Superintendent

In Maryland, Joshua Starr signed his contract Wednesday to become the new superintendent of schools in Montgomery County. Starr arrives from Connecticut where he holds the job as superintendent of schools in Stamford.

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DCPS Holds Job Fair For Excessed Teachers, Staff

Days after hundreds of D.C. Public Schools teachers and staff received notice they were losing their positions, approximately 300 came to a what DCPS is calling a "transfer fair" looking for other jobs.

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Maryland's Version Of DREAM Act Signed Into Law

Gov. Martin O'Malley has signed a bill allowing illegal immigrants to pay in-state college tuition, if they meet certain conditions.

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More Than 600 D.C. School Employee Jobs Eliminated

The jobs of more than 600 D.C. school teachers and employees will be eliminated next month because of budget cuts and enrollment shifts.

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Rhee's Appearance At Vouchers Conference Brings Up Old Grievances

Former D.C. Schools Chancellor Michele Rhee is scheduled to speak today at a school vouchers conference in D.C., and her presence at the event is sparking protest.

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