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Activists Look To Increase Play In D.C. Schools

It’s testing time for D.C. schools. But amid the assessments, some activists say it’s important for educators to carve out time for play.

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Maryland In-State Tuition Bill For Illegal Immigrants In Jeopardy

In Maryland, a bill that would allow illegal aliens to receive in-state tuition at state colleges seems unlikely to pass on the final day of the General Assembly's yearly session.

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How will a government shutdown affect D.C. public schools?

Even if the government does shut down this weekend, that won't mean a snow day-style vacation for D.C. Public Schools students next week. In the event of a government closure, the approximately 70,000 students in DC's Public schools will still be expected in class first thing Monday morning, according to a DCPS spokesperson.

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'Art Beat' With Sean Rameswaram

Nesting at torpedo, benefiting at La Masion Francaise, and the return of FilmfestDC.

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Clifton Group Moving Forward With Charter School Application

The historic town of Clifton, in Fairfax County, Va., is preparing for the last few months of the town's elementary school.

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Maryland School Workers Rally To Oppose Budget Cuts

On Tuesday evening, in Montgomery County, Md., hundreds of teachers, school administrators and parents rallied outside the County Council building in advance of a public hearing on the county's budget.

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