The excessive heat forced the University of the District of Columbia's main campus in Northwest D.C. to close today.
The National Council on Teacher Quality (NCTQ) is calling several student teaching programs in the D.C. area weak or poor, saying they inadequately prepare future educators for the classroom.
Gov. Bob McDonnell helped kicked off what will be four days of remembrance and Civil War education for the uninitiated.
D.C. Public Schools' new teacher evaluation system, known as IMPACT, will lead to increases in test scores, but not until next year, says schools chancellor Kaya Henderson.
The country's economic problems have forced many people to delay retirement. The AARP now has a tool on its website that helps people decide the best time to retire.
A weekend of festivities is accompanying the reopening of The African American Civil War Museum in D.C.
The top school bus drivers from the U.S. and Canada will be in Maryland this weekend for a safety competition.
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