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D.C. Charter Schools Pioneer Steps Down

Josephine Baker, a leader in the District's charter school movement, will step down as executive director of the D.C. Public Charter School Board.

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School Bus Accident In Montgomery County

Two Montgomery County Public Schools buses collided in Clarksburg, Md., Wednesday morning. Police say nine students and an adult suffered minor injuries.

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Biology Class Asks Students To Question Racial Stereotypes

Students at the Cesar Chavez Charter School in the District are being challenged to question their assumptions about ethnicity and race. It's part of an innovative biology class in which kids get to teach their younger classmates.

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Once Segregated Va. School To Become Civil Rights Center

A new center for the study of civil rights in education will open this summer in Prince Edward County, Va. What was once an all-black high school will soon house The Robert Russa Moton Museum.

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College Campuses Could Change Work-Life Culture

There's no question jobs that offer work-flex policies are in demand these days -- jobs that can offer employees options to work at home and skip the long commute. But some say those opportunities are often reserved for elite white-collar professionals. One local university is leading the charge to make a change in the work-life culture.

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Montgomery Co. Schools To Cut Employee Benefits In 2012

Budget cuts are finally coming to schools in Montgomery County, and school employees aren't likely to be thrilled about the changes.

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Howard County Approves Speed Cameras

Slow down -- speed cameras are coming to Maryland's Howard County.

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Fairfax School Board To Discuss Teacher Pay Raises Today

Today in Fairfax County, a school board work session could give teachers and staff an sense of whether a pay raise is truly on the way.

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