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Scholarships For Undocumented Students, Including One Valedictorian

As illegal immigration and the future of undocumented workers is hotly debated across the country and within the D.C. region, leaders in Arlington County aren't shying away from recognizing high achieving high schoolers who are also undocumented immigrants.

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P.G. Students Will Pay To Play Sports Due To Budget Gap

High school students in Maryland's Prince George's County will have to pay a fee next school year if they want to participate in a sport.

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Fairfax School Board Votes To Alter Discipline Policy

In Virginia, the Fairfax County School Board is scaling back its policy of forcing students in disciplinary trouble to transfer schools.

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Photography Exhibit Takes Students Behind Closed Doors

Students at a D.C. high school used documentary photography to make changes at their school, and now their work is on display.

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Parents of Injured Wootton High Student Demand Apology

The parents of Brian Jordan, a Montgomery County high school student that suffered a severe muscular condition after a pre-football training session, are demanding an apology from his school's principal.

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TFA Teachers Brainstorm Ideas To Improve D.C. Schools

Among all the talk about what's wrong with D.C. Public Schools, the organization Teach for America asked some of the program's local alums for ideas to solve some of the challenges in city schools. They presented their ideas at the first D.C. Region Innovation Pilot Pitch Showcase in May.

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