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Md. Becomes First State To Require Environmental Literacy

The Maryland State Board of Education has voted to require students across the state be environmentally literate before they graduate from high school.

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Frederick County Examines Third-Grade Social Studies Textbook

The Frederick County School Board in Maryland is reviewing a third-grade social studies textbook, which some parents say is promoting a liberal agenda.

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No Child Left Behind: Education Secretary Says He Will Act If Congress Doesn't

The U.S. secretary of education says if Congress doesn't reauthorize No Child Left Behind, he'll deal with schools directly. The announcement has ruffled some feathers in Virginia.

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Fairfax Summer Schools Return, But Not Completely

Today is the last day of school for students in Fairfax County, and soon, summer classes will begin. Well, at least some of them will.

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Virginia's Education Secretary Heads South

Virginia's education secretary, Gerard Robinson, is leaving the Commonwealth for Florida.

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Kaya Henderson Confirmed As D.C. Schools Chancellor

It's official: Kaya Henderson is D.C.'s permanent schools chief. Henderson was confirmed Tuesday by a unanimous vote at the D.C. Council.

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