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Clergy Says LGBT Bullying Is 'Matter Of Life And Death'

A day after hundreds of religious leaders urged Congress to pass laws protecting gays from discrimination, one local pastor explains it's a matter of life and death.

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Sharpe Health School Parents Fight Budget Cuts

A D.C. school that serves some of the District's most developmentally challenged students may be facing significant budget cuts in 2012, and that has some D.C. Council members concerned and some parents angry.

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Montgomery Co. School Budget Slashed

The budget approved in Montgomery County Thursday cuts $25 million in school funding. The total budget for the school district is just over $2 billion.

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Principals Wait For Results Of First-Ever Evaluations

Teacher evaluations have been the focus of attention during the past few years in D.C. Public Schools, but now, it's principal evaluations that are getting an overhaul. The results of the first round of those evaluations are due in the coming weeks.

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Montgomery County Council Passes Budget Full Of School Cuts

In Maryland, council members in Montgomery County approved a new budget that includes major cuts to employee benefits and school spending. But one top school official believes the budget is full of false promises.

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College Faculties Launch Campaign For Equality In Higher Ed.

On the anniversary of a landmark Supreme Court decision, Brown vs. Board of Education, ... which paved the way for equal access to education, college faculty members from across the country are launching a campaign that they hope will be another pivotal moment in higher education.

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Arlington Town Hall Looks At Legacy Of Desegregation

It's been nearly 55 years since the Virginia General Assembly adopted a policy known as "Massive Resistance," the closing of public schools in protest of efforts to desegregate. Now there's an effort under way to involve the state's current residents in a dialogue about the policy's legacy.

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