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175K students head back to classes today

More than 175,000 students returned to school on Monday in Maryland's Prince George's and Frederick counties and in Fauquier County, Va., one of the few school Virginia school systems to open before Labor Day.

Monday - 08/19/2013, 10:03am EDT

Tags: pgcps, FCPS, Kevin Maxwell, Fauquier County, mitchell miller

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Loudoun schools stand out for energy conservation

Many Washington-area school systems have environmental initiatives, but Loudoun County schools are standing out for how much energy they're saving.

Saturday - 06/22/2013, 08:54pm EDT

Tags: Loudoun County, energy conservation, energy

Montgomery Co. exam failures: It's not just math

Montgomery County public schools have been getting slammed over how many high school students have failed their math finals. Turns out, it's not only math.

Sunday - 05/26/2013, 05:09pm EDT

Tags: Montgomery County, failure

A crowded field for Prince George's school board

More than 150 people have applied to serve on the Prince George's County school board, as part of the reform process approved by legislation in Annapolis that takes effect next month.

Tuesday - 05/14/2013, 09:13am EDT

Tags: Prince Georges County, Prince Georges County Public Schools, kate Ryan, Rushern Baker

School change ahead for 500 Fairfax County students

Some students in Fairfax County will have to plan on going to a different school, starting in 2014.

Sunday - 05/12/2013, 08:53pm EDT

Tags: Fairfax County, fairfax high school, Lanier

Report: Ga., Md., DC stumbled in school reform

Federal officials say schools in Georgia, Maryland and the District of Columbia have stumbled in making progress under the Obama administration's Race to the Top grants.

Friday - 02/01/2013, 01:44pm EST

Tags: Race to the Top, education reform

Prince William revises school safety standards

After the school shooting that killed 26 people last month in Newtown, Conn., school systems nationwide are reevaluating their safety plans. One local leader is changing his mind on the presence of officers in schools.

Saturday - 01/19/2013, 07:41am EST

Tags: kathy stewart, Prince William County, Cory Stewart, SROs,

Md. woman sees long-term effects of radiation in Fukushima

After a massive earthquake and tsunami triggered a nuclear power plant meltdown, people who live nearby are still facing the consequences.

Sunday - 12/30/2012, 03:39pm EST

Tags: sae robinson, Fukushima, Japan, radiation,

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