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Cuccinelli To Make Announcement about Virginia Tech Fines

Virginia Tech has until Friday to appeal a fine levied by the U.S. Department of Education, which found the university violated a campus safety law on the day of the mass shootings there four years ago.

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Cuccinelli Slams DOE, Will Appeal Virginia Tech Fines

The Commonwealth's Attorney General, Ken Cuccinelli, says he intends to appeal a federal fine levied against Virginia Tech for its handling of the 2007 campus shooting that left 32 dead.

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Montgomery Co. Names New Schools Superintendent

In Montgomery County, school officials have chosen a new superintendent to lead the county's public school system. Dr. Joshua P. Starr comes to Maryland from the public school system in Stamford, Conn.

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School Board To Announce New MoCo Superintendent Monday

Montgomery County School Board members plan to announce their pick for the system's new superintendent at a meeting Monday evening in Rockville, Md.

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Anti-Bullying Activists Look To Teachers, Peers For Support

Activists are praising a new D.C. bill designed to promote anti-bullying policies from the classroom to the basketball courts. But they say the real power to counteract chronic bullying lies with parents, teachers and students.

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On Earth Day, National Zoo Preaches And Practices Conservation

For Earth Day, the National Zoo is offering activities to teach children about conservation. But the Zoo is also trying to become a better steward of D.C.'s local environment.

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D.C. Legislators Reintroduce Anti-Bullying Bill

Activists hope new legislation in the D.C. Council will strengthen the fight against bullying from the schoolyard to cyberspace. The council members introduced a similar bill in the last legislative session, but didn't pass it before the end of the council period.

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D.C. Council Member Wants Businesses To Help Combat Truancy

A D.C. Council report finds nearly one in seven high school students are chronically truant. Now one council member is asking local businesses to play a bigger role in keeping young people in school.

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