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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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Parents Sing Praises Of Year-Round Elem. School Schedule

Today is the last day of the school year for students in Arlington County Public Schools -- but not every summer break is created equal. At Barcroft Elementary, they use what's called an extended school calendar.

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Frederick Schools, Parents Fight Over Banning Textbook

The Frederick County School board will not remove a textbook that's raising eyebrows among some parents from the school's curriculum, at least for now.

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Maryland 'DREAM Act' Opponents Build Support With Signatures

The Maryland State Board of Elections has validated more than 47,000 signatures in an effort to overturn legislation that would allow certain undocumented immigrants that graduate from Maryland high schools to pay in-state college tuition.

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