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Va. applies for flexibility under US education law

Virginia education officials are asking the U.S. Department of Education to exempt the state from certain requirements of the federal No Child Left Behind Act.

Thursday - 02/23/2012, 05:26pm EST

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Maryland announces Blue Ribbon Schools

Six public schools have been selected as Maryland Blue Ribbon Schools.

Tuesday - 01/17/2012, 01:45pm EST

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Va Tech massacre at center of 2 court appeals

The state moved Thursday to reverse a wrongful death verdict in the 2007 massacre at Virginia Tech while the parents of two students killed want the university's president to stand trial for failing to alert the campus when the first gunshots rang out.

Thursday - 12/08/2011, 10:59am EST

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