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Data On Middle School Achievement Gap Provides Mixed Picture

New data shows that the achievement gap between middle school students in Maryland and Virginia who score proficient on national tests is decreasing, while the gap between students scoring advanced is getting wider.

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Montgomery County Agencies Address Latino Youth Social Disparities

Today, Montgomery County agencies begin to figure out how to implement an ambitious plan that seeks to address many of the social disparities faced by Latino youth like 16-years-old Marvin Navarro who got kicked out of high school while back.

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Prince William Teacher Accused Of Indecent Relationship With Student

Police in Prince William County, Va., say a local teacher has been accused of taking indecent liberties with a 16-year-old male student.

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MoCo Budget Hearings: Community To Speak On School Funding

In Maryland, the Montgomery County Council is set to hold the first of five public hearings for the 2012 budget. Much debate is expected to focus on the school board's request for more funding.

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VCU Loses In Final Four But Gains Spotlight And Recognition

The Virginia Commonwealth University lost in the Final Four of the NCAA tournament but the school is hoping all the attention will bring in more money and better recruits.

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Prince George's Schools Ordered To Pay Millions To Foreign Teachers

The public school system in Maryland's Prince George's County is being ordered to pay millions of dollars to more than a thousand foreign teachers, following an investigation by the U.S. Department of Labor.

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