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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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Program Fights Unemployment Byte By Byte

A computer skills program is teaching low-income adults in the District how to "Byte Back" against joblessness.

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More Details About Student With Loaded Gun Shared In Court

A judge in Maryland ruled that a 15-year-old boy will remain in a juvenile detention center after his was arrest Tuesday for carrying a loaded handgun into Tuscarora High School in Frederick.

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Fairfax Superintendent Outlines Proposed Discipline Changes

In Virginia, the superintendent of Fairfax's Public School system is recommending changes to the district's discipline policy in response to pressure from parents and some school board members.

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Power Breakfast: Congress Works To Preserve D.C.'s School Voucher Program

From Capitol News Connection: As Speaker of the House, Ohio Republican John Boehner has made the preservation of D.C.'s controversial school voucher program a top legislative priority. And he convinced a fellow Ohio Republican, Congressman Steven LaTourette, to get on board.

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Former Md. School Employee Charged With Theft From Government Program

In Maryland, a former employee of the Charles County school system is facing charges of diverting federal funds, intended for low-income students, for her personal use.

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Jenna Fournel: A 'Brave Experiment' Creates An Artistic Breakthrough

Commentator Jenna Fournel, from the D.C.-based Center for Inspired Teaching, reflects on how a teacher in a high school summer program turned her into an artist.

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