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June 03, 2019 - 3:04 pm
Washington, D.C. _ The Department of Justice’s Civil Rights Division and the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Virginia have announced a settlement agreement with Arlington Public Schools that will bolster English language services to the district’s approximately 5,000 students who...
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February 04, 2019 - 11:22 am
WILSON, N.C. (AP) — Dozens of athletes from a Virginia college were able to evacuate a charter bus before it exploded in North Carolina. News outlets cite a statement from Wilson County Emergency Management that says 41 track and field athletes from Hampton University were traveling home on...
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February 02, 2019 - 1:45 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Debate over the role of Christian schools surged after the appearance of an #ExposeChristianSchools hashtag on Twitter. It was introduced after news broke that Karen Pence, wife of Vice President Mike Pence, would be teaching at a Christian school in northern Virginia. The school...
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October 25, 2018 - 8:57 am
This program celebrates RVA's most talented scholar-athletes who have been nominated by school officials from the high school they attend. Thirty gifted nominees will be selected. At the end of the school year, all of the students, along with their parents and coaches, come together for an exciting...
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September 17, 2018 - 1:49 pm
By CARLA K. JOHNSON , AP Medical Writer A school-based survey shows nearly 1 in 11 U.S. students have used marijuana in electronic cigarettes, heightening health concerns about the new popularity of vaping among teens. E-cigarettes typically contain nicotine, but many of the battery-powered devices...
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August 31, 2018 - 12:13 pm
Chesterfield County Public Schools provides nutritious breakfasts and lunches in every school. Based on household size and income, students may qualify for free or reduced-price meals under the National School Lunch Program and/or the School Breakfast Program. Online submission of applications is...
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July 05, 2018 - 1:21 pm
The Chesterfield County School Board will receive, during a special-called meeting on July 11, a proposal to amend its previously adopted Capital Improvement Plan to add a new elementary school in the Matoaca District. The new 900-student school is proposed to open in Fall 2020 and would be built...
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June 15, 2018 - 2:24 pm
By COLLIN BINKLEY BOSTON (AP) — An Asian-American group suing Harvard University says it has evidence of discrimination in the school's admissions process. But Harvard is attacking the group's analysis and says it has countering evidence disproving discrimination. Motions filed by both sides Friday...
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May 08, 2018 - 12:19 pm
DAVE COLLINS, Associated Press HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - A Connecticut judge has dismissed a lawsuit filed by the parents of two children killed in the 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre against the town and its school district over alleged inadequate security measures. Superior Court Judge...
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News Radio 1140 WRVA
April 23, 2018 - 9:17 am
Richmond, Va. (1140wrva.com) City Council could vote tonight on a 80 cent tax on each pack of cigarettes sold. The money is earmarked for school building maintenance. Council member Parker Agelasto, who introduced the proposal, estimates the tax will generate $5.3 million a year. A recently passed...
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