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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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TFA Teachers Brainstorm Ideas To Improve D.C. Schools

Among all the talk about what's wrong with D.C. Public Schools, the organization Teach for America asked some of the program's local alums for ideas to solve some of the challenges in city schools. They presented their ideas at the first D.C. Region Innovation Pilot Pitch Showcase in May.

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Va. Schools Address Students Who Live With Relatives

Virginia's Commission on Youth is trying to figure out how to handle schooling for children temporarily living with relatives.

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More Free Lunches: Virginia Fights Child Hunger

Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell, USDA Secretary Tom Vilsack and actor Jeff Bridges launched a summer nutrition program June 7 that could keep hunger at bay for more than 200,000 teens and children across the Commonwealth.

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After Son's Ordeal, Parents Warn Others Of Overexertion

A freshman at Wootton High School in Rockville came home after a particularly tough training session in May complaining of pain in his muscles. At the time, he and his parents never imagined it would lead to countless hours in the hospital.

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