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Globetrotting Before Graduation: The Expanding World Of Study Abroad

The increasing number of foreign students opting to study in the U.S. is a major economic boost for the Washington region.

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Does New Orleans Welcome Disabled Students?

New Orleans has become the center of an education revolution, where more than 70 percent of students attend a charter school. By many measures, student achievement has improved. But the city's new system has led to questions about whether the district is truly open to the most challenging students.
WAMU 88.5

Fairfax School Board To Vote On Surveillance Cameras

The Fairfax County School Board says it will vote on whether to allow surveillance cameras inside of schools by the end of the year.

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UMD May Cut 8 Sports Teams

The University of Maryland may cut as many as eight teams from its athletics program next year as part of an effort to reduce the department's budget deficit. 

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Solar Landfill To Power Local Elementary School

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Solar panels installed on a former landfill in Howard County, Maryland are expected to generate 90 percent of the electricity used by a neighboring elementary school.

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Cardozo High School Getting $100M Facelift

Cardozo High School, which has served D.C. for nearly a century, will receive $100 million in upgrades through 2013.

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Study Abroad Programs More Popular Than Ever

Study abroad programs are bigger than ever -- with record numbers of foreign students studying in the U.S., and American students choosing increasingly diverse places to study.

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