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Virginia Tech Gets Maximum Fine For 2007 Shooting

The Department of Education has leveled the maximum fine allowable on Virginia Tech for the 2007 shooting massacre that left 33 people, including the gunman, dead.

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Local Bus Driver Works After Computer Confiscated For Child Pornography

A Montgomery County school bus driver continued to shuttle students to and from school even after his computer was seized in a child pornography sting.

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USA Today Investigates DCPS Success, Possible Cheating

D.C. Public Schools officials are responding to a newspaper investigation questioning whether dramatic gains at some schools were driven by cheating.

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Michelle Obama Named Commencement Speaker At Virginia High School

A small high school on the Marine Corps base at Quantico, Va., is landing a big name commencement speaker: The school is expecting a visit from first lady Michelle Obama.

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'Prize Patrol' Doles Out Scholarships To D.C. Students

The George Washington University "prize patrol" is offering full-ride scholarships to a handful of outstanding D.C. high school seniors for their academic achievements and leadership qualities.

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Between The Lines: Improving D.C.'s Literacy Rate

More than one-third of District residents lack basic literacy skills, according to a recently published report from D.C. Learns, a coalition focused improving D.C.'s literacy rate. That puts D.C. illiteracy rate about 20 percent higher than the national average.

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