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2012-12-14 16:01:07

NASA's Office of Education has entered into a memorandum of agreement with District of Columbia Public Schools (DCPS) to help foster science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) educational opportunities among high school students with disabilities.

2011-03-30 16:52:00

WASHINGTON, March 30, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a true show of support for families and students in the District of Columbia, the US House of Representatives today voted to restore and expand the DC Opportunity Scholarship Program (DCOSP).

2010-05-26 10:53:00

10 Who Are 10 Annual Awards Supports Michelle Obama's "Let's Move" Initiative WASHINGTON, May 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Thursday, May 27th Washington D.C.

2009-09-28 08:15:00

RCK Corp. and Open Text Work for and with OCTO and DCPS to Deliver First Major District Agency Web Site Upgrade WATERLOO, ON, Sept. 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Complementing the announcement by Chancellor Michelle A.

2009-01-19 22:59:00

Internationally acclaimed artist and advocate announces partnership between foundation and Oyster-Adams Bilingual Elementary School to aid needy Colombian school children WASHINGTON, Jan.

2008-11-11 06:00:17

By Greg Toppo WASHINGTON -- Great news for the Obamas: If they want to strike a populist note and send their two daughters to a District of Columbia public school, there are lots of choices.

2008-10-14 12:00:25

NEW YORK, Oct. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Michelle Rhee, chancellor of District of Columbia Public Schools (DCPS), was recently featured on DistrictLeadersPodcast.org, a Web site that provides a lively, informative and easily accessible forum for school superintendents and other educational leaders.

2008-10-07 21:00:31

By Katy Murphy EDITOR'S NOTE: This is a sampling of the Education Report, Katy Murphy's blog on Oakland schools. Read more and post comments at www.ibabuzz.com/education. Oct.

2008-08-27 00:00:38

By Dmedit SPENDING per student in the Washington, D.C., school system is 47 percent above the national average. Results are not. In fact, educational results are among the nation's lowest. The Associated Press described D.C.


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  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
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