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Kids Have A Say In Louisville's School Lunch Menu

New guidelines announced by the U.S. Department of Agriculture on Wednesday call for less fat and more fruits in school lunches. In Louisville, Kentucky, the Jefferson County School District lets students evaluate its healthy food offerings.
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Microsoft Partners With D.C. For 'Digital Alliance'

The District of Columbia and Microsoft are partnering up to offer technology training to local unemployed residents, as well as offering resources to schools and local businesses.

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Bill Would Nix Sales Tax On Textbooks

Citing the burden placed on Maryland students and competition from online retailers, Maryland legislators are considering waiving the sales tax on textbooks.

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UMD Officials Warn Students To Behave After Game

Officials from the University of Maryland are warning students that there will be consequences if there is another riot after tonight's basketball game against Duke University.

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VIDEO: Joining Forces To Make It Happen

Through the Corporation for Public Broadcasting's American Graduate initiative, WAMU, WETA, and WHUT are teaming up with educators, parents, students, and others in the community to raise awareness of the dropout crisis and motivate everyone to start doing something about it.

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D.C. To Lure Top Teachers To Underperforming Classrooms

Teacher quality is one of the primary indicators of student success -- so the D.C. Council is pushing for incentives to get the District's best teachers in its worst-performing classrooms.

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Virginia Father Fights For More Communication Between Schools, Parents

A father in Fairfax County is pushing for legislation that would require school administrators to involve parents before questioning students for serious violations of the rules.

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Number Of Homeless Students Skyrockets In Maryland

The number of homeless students in Maryland has doubled in just the last five years.

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