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DCPS Holds Job Fair For Excessed Teachers, Staff

Days after hundreds of D.C. Public Schools teachers and staff received notice they were losing their positions, approximately 300 came to a what DCPS is calling a "transfer fair" looking for other jobs.

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Maryland's Version Of DREAM Act Signed Into Law

Gov. Martin O'Malley has signed a bill allowing illegal immigrants to pay in-state college tuition, if they meet certain conditions.

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More Than 600 D.C. School Employee Jobs Eliminated

The jobs of more than 600 D.C. school teachers and employees will be eliminated next month because of budget cuts and enrollment shifts.

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Rhee's Appearance At Vouchers Conference Brings Up Old Grievances

Former D.C. Schools Chancellor Michele Rhee is scheduled to speak today at a school vouchers conference in D.C., and her presence at the event is sparking protest.

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Preschool Waiting Lists: A Sign Of Hope Or Lack Of Options?

Waiting lists and safety schools are usually things we associate with applying to college. But in the District, those words are also part of the mix when you talk about preschool. The city's most popular pre-K programs can have hundreds of children on their waiting lists.

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Teachers' Union President: 'Excessing Is A Method Of Terminating Teachers'

D.C. Public Schools says the decison to tell hundreds of teachers they won't have a spot in their school during the next academic year was because of budget and enrollment issues. But the teachers' union thinks otherwise.