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Mayor Names D.C. Schools Chancellor

D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray is officially naming Kaya Henderson chancellor for the District's public schools. She has been serving on an interim basis since October.

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Public Schools Get More Funds; DCPS Still Looks At Shortfall

D.C. Public Schools, including traditional and charter schools, will receive $76 million more than expected; the bulk of the surplus money from an increase in District revenue. And while this will help stave off some cuts, school officials say there will still be some hard choices to make.

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Teaching A Changing Middle East

As protests sweep through the Middle East and North Africa, students at area schools have been hungry for information about the rapidly-changing region. Some teachers are retooling their lesson plans to incorporate current events.

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D.C. Student Conference Tackles HIV/AIDS Awareness

High school students from the region and around the county gathered in the district Monday to gain more insight about HIV/AIDS. It is hoped many will use the knowledge in a future career.

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D.C. Mayor To Name Schools Chancellor This Week

D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray says he'll name a new schools chancellor sometime this week, but it appears there's only one serious candidate.

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