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Two D.C. Students To Be Mentored By President

Have a favorite coach or teacher serve as your mentor in high school? Two D.C. students may get better letters of recommendation, after being mentored by the President of the United States.


13 More Students Charged In SAT Cheating Scandal

Additional students have been charged in an SAT cheating scandal on Long Island, New York. Thirteen students were charged Tuesday with being part of a scheme in which students paid other teens to take college entrance exams on their behalf. So far, 20 current and former students at three high schools have been implicated in the scandal.
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D.C. Biology Class Campaigns For AIDS Awareness

A D.C. biology class took their study of the evolution of the HIV virus as a prompt to spread awareness about AIDS and its effects throughout the District.


Advice For College Applicants And Their Families

As thousands prepare recommendation letters, essays and financial aid forms, guest host Tony Cox gets advice on how parents and students can succeed in navigating the college admissions process. Cox speaks with Joy St. John, director of admission at Wellesley College.
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MoCo Council Looking To Improve School Lunches

School lunches are still a sore point for the Montgomery County council, who would like to see improvements made to the food being fed to children.


Concern Grows Over Student Debt

Occupy Wall Street makes some bold demands, including forgiveness of student debt. It's not likely to happen, but there is growing concern that student debt is out of hand. Is the government doing all it can to keep debt problems at a minimum?