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How will a government shutdown affect D.C. public schools?

Even if the government does shut down this weekend, that won't mean a snow day-style vacation for D.C. Public Schools students next week. In the event of a government closure, the approximately 70,000 students in DC's Public schools will still be expected in class first thing Monday morning, according to a DCPS spokesperson.

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'Art Beat' With Sean Rameswaram

Nesting at torpedo, benefiting at La Masion Francaise, and the return of FilmfestDC.

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Clifton Group Moving Forward With Charter School Application

The historic town of Clifton, in Fairfax County, Va., is preparing for the last few months of the town's elementary school.

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Maryland School Workers Rally To Oppose Budget Cuts

On Tuesday evening, in Montgomery County, Md., hundreds of teachers, school administrators and parents rallied outside the County Council building in advance of a public hearing on the county's budget.

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Data On Middle School Achievement Gap Provides Mixed Picture

New data shows that the achievement gap between middle school students in Maryland and Virginia who score proficient on national tests is decreasing, while the gap between students scoring advanced is getting wider.

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Montgomery County Agencies Address Latino Youth Social Disparities

Today, Montgomery County agencies begin to figure out how to implement an ambitious plan that seeks to address many of the social disparities faced by Latino youth like 16-years-old Marvin Navarro who got kicked out of high school while back.