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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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Fairfax School Board Votes To Alter Discipline Policy

In Virginia, the Fairfax County School Board is scaling back its policy of forcing students in disciplinary trouble to transfer schools.

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Photography Exhibit Takes Students Behind Closed Doors

Students at a D.C. high school used documentary photography to make changes at their school, and now their work is on display.

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Parents of Injured Wootton High Student Demand Apology

The parents of Brian Jordan, a Montgomery County high school student that suffered a severe muscular condition after a pre-football training session, are demanding an apology from his school's principal.

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