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First Female IMF Chief Attended All-Girls School In Bethesda

Christine Lagarde, the first woman to head the International Monetary Fund, is an alumna of Holton-Arms, a school in Bethesda, Md.

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Nancy Grasmick, Longtime Md. Schools Chief, Retires

Maryland's state schools Superintendent Nancy Grasmick retires this week after twenty years on the job, and the state is saying goodbye at a celebration tonight.

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Maryland Assessment Scores Up, But Not In Baltimore

The 2011 Maryland School Assessment scores show continued gains in reading and math among elementary and middle school children, but not every school system saw improvements.

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Gallaudet Finds Deaf People Don't See Better, They See Differently

A new discovery at D.C.'s Gallaudet University challenges a widespread notion about people who don't hear.

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DCPS Teachers, Staff Train To Help Students With Sex Education

Officials are working with teachers and staff in 10 D.C. public schools to train them on how to educate students who have questions about sexual health.

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Report: Defense Department Schools Need Major Renovations

Three-quarters of schools run by the Defense Department on military bases worldwide are either beyond repair or would require extensive renovation before they meet the department's minimum standards, according to a new report. That includes four in Virginia rated "poor" or "failing."

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