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Historically Black College Event Aims To Preserve Legacy

At Saturday's Historically Black Colleges and Universities Festival in Alexandria, Va., schools will get a chance to recruit and even accept students on the spot.

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Students Admitted To College On The Spot At HBCU Event

More than 2,500 hundred students are expected to flood T.C. Williams High School in Alexandria, Va., Saturday for the annual Historically Black Colleges and Universities Festival.

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D.C.'s Promise Neighborhood Takes Shape

A community in D.C.'s Ward 7 is joining the movement to create a cradle-to-college continuum of services to help children from low-income families succeed.

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First School In Va. To Integrate Continues To Diversify

The first integrated school in Virginia says while Black History Month is a good time to herald diversity, the effort needs to continue year-round.

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Debate Over FCPS Discipline Policy Heats Up

Two teen suicides in Fairfax -- one in January, and another in March of 2009 -- have become the focal points of a dispute about the county's discipline policy.

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D.C. To Assess Low HPV Completion Rates Among Students

The D.C. Department of Health is planning to look into why less than 8 percent of sixth- and seventh-grade girls in D.C. Public Schools are completing the series of Human Papiloma Virus vaccine shots.