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Fairfax School Board To Vote On Teacher Pay Raises

Fairfax County's Public School Board will cast a final vote tonight on the budget for the coming year, and board members are expected to give teachers some good news.

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Former Teacher Gets 25 Years For Child Porn In Va.

A former teacher has been sentenced to 25 years in prison on child pornography charges in Virginia, after admitting a decades-long pattern of molesting teenage boys in the United States and Japan.

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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.