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Parents Urge Fairfax Schools To Bring Back Honors Courses

The Fairfax County Public Schools Board is getting ready to resume talks about the budget for the coming year, and for some parents, reinstating honors courses is a top priority.

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'Educate Loudoun' Group Aims for Influence Over School Board Elections

In Virginia, a fledgling political group is looking to turn education into a bigger priority in Loudoun County during the 2011 local elections.

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Cuccinelli To Make Announcement about Virginia Tech Fines

Virginia Tech has until Friday to appeal a fine levied by the U.S. Department of Education, which found the university violated a campus safety law on the day of the mass shootings there four years ago.

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Cuccinelli Slams DOE, Will Appeal Virginia Tech Fines

The Commonwealth's Attorney General, Ken Cuccinelli, says he intends to appeal a federal fine levied against Virginia Tech for its handling of the 2007 campus shooting that left 32 dead.

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Montgomery Co. Names New Schools Superintendent

In Montgomery County, school officials have chosen a new superintendent to lead the county's public school system. Dr. Joshua P. Starr comes to Maryland from the public school system in Stamford, Conn.

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School Board To Announce New MoCo Superintendent Monday

Montgomery County School Board members plan to announce their pick for the system's new superintendent at a meeting Monday evening in Rockville, Md.