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Report: Defense Department Schools Need Major Renovations

Three-quarters of schools run by the Defense Department on military bases worldwide are either beyond repair or would require extensive renovation before they meet the department's minimum standards, according to a new report. That includes four in Virginia rated "poor" or "failing."

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Montgomery Co. Board Of Ed. Hears Charter School Proposals

Two groups are proposing Montgomery County's first charter schools, and the county's board of education got a full presentation on each of them at a board meeting Monday.

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Montgomery Co. Schools Superintendent Gives Farewell Address

In Maryland, Dr. Jerry Weast will retire Thursday after 12 years as the superintendent of Montgomery County schools. He sat in on his final Board of Education meeting Monday night.

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D.C. Kicks Off 'Be Safe This Summer' Campaign

The District kicked off a campaign today to keep kids in D.C. safe this summer, as both government and community groups are making a push to fill the gap being left by a reduction in many summer programs due to budget cuts this year.

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New requirement alters the nature of environmental education in Maryland

Students are studying the life cycle of salamanders at the Audubon Society's Camp Woodend in Maryland.

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MoCo Education Board To Review Public Charter School Proposal

The Montgomery County Board of Education will receive further details about a plan to build the first public charter school in the county Monday evening.

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