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Will Charter Schools Ever Get Off the Ground in Virginia?
Don Soifer is far more jovial than anyone trying to expedite charter schools in Virginia should be. The executive vice president of the Lexington Institute, a think tank in Arlington, does not seem discouraged by the degree to which public-school …
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1 teen on life support, another wounded after shooting outside Brooklyn high
One teen was on life support and another wounded after a Wednesday afternoon shooting as students from a nearby Brooklyn high school watched in horror. The shooting took place around 2:45 p.m. on Pennsylvania Ave. near Livonia Ave. in East New York, …
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Dallas delays vote on new southern Dallas charter school
Dallas City Council members Wednesday put off, for two weeks, a decision over whether to approve a new southern Dallas charter school, amid a deep divide over the issue. Hundreds of people packed the council chambers. Most were students, teachers …
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