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MoCo Budget Hearings: Community To Speak On School Funding

In Maryland, the Montgomery County Council is set to hold the first of five public hearings for the 2012 budget. Much debate is expected to focus on the school board's request for more funding.

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VCU Loses In Final Four But Gains Spotlight And Recognition

The Virginia Commonwealth University lost in the Final Four of the NCAA tournament but the school is hoping all the attention will bring in more money and better recruits.

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Prince George's Schools Ordered To Pay Millions To Foreign Teachers

The public school system in Maryland's Prince George's County is being ordered to pay millions of dollars to more than a thousand foreign teachers, following an investigation by the U.S. Department of Labor.

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Program Fights Unemployment Byte By Byte

A computer skills program is teaching low-income adults in the District how to "Byte Back" against joblessness.

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More Details About Student With Loaded Gun Shared In Court

A judge in Maryland ruled that a 15-year-old boy will remain in a juvenile detention center after his was arrest Tuesday for carrying a loaded handgun into Tuscarora High School in Frederick.

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Fairfax Superintendent Outlines Proposed Discipline Changes

In Virginia, the superintendent of Fairfax's Public School system is recommending changes to the district's discipline policy in response to pressure from parents and some school board members.

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Power Breakfast: Congress Works To Preserve D.C.'s School Voucher Program

From Capitol News Connection: As Speaker of the House, Ohio Republican John Boehner has made the preservation of D.C.'s controversial school voucher program a top legislative priority. And he convinced a fellow Ohio Republican, Congressman Steven LaTourette, to get on board.

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