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Are summer ‘camps’ the next frontier in helping disadvantaged students catch up?

Summer classes, poetry, theater, field trips aim to shrink academic and “opportunity” gaps for black, Hispanic students, amid a new push to avoid summer learning loss.

Small-business incubator to launch in downtown Manassas

Former Fauquier Bank location to house shared workspace for entrepreneurs, others.

Here’s why bond questions on Arlington ballot are far more detailed this year

After years of voter unrest and protest, the county is taking pains to explain the projects it wants to fund.

Physicist’s tumultuous life reveals China’s education flaws

Fang Lizhi used humor to illuminate tragedies before he fled to the United States.

Pedestrian killed after being struck by an SUV Friday night

A pedestrian was killed after he was struck by a vehicle on a Maryland road Friday night. The man, who has not been identified, was hit by an SUV outside of the crosswalk in the 600 block of Richie R...

D.C.-area forecast: Heat wave rolls on today; could be incredibly hot tomorrow

Still very hot today, just not quite as brutal as yesterday. The chance to see 100 comes back tomorrow.

In Riverdale Park, outcry over ‘Trump Wall’ planned at Purple Line station

Residents still welcome the transit link, but many resent the cheaper design of their stop.

Fred Ward, photographer of presidents, pop stars, gemstones, dies at 81

Mr. Ward, a versatile Washington photographer, became a regular contributor to National Geographic magazine.

If Kaine wins, McAuliffe gets to pick his successor in Senate

The Democrat may want to make history with an appointee who is a woman or a minority.

SafeTrack so far: Surges worsened drivers’ commutes

Avoid driving through work zone corridors during future maintenance projects.

Rodent kill: Tales from the front lines of the rat wars

When it comes to dispatching rats, a little creativity is in order.

Capital Fringe 2016: , she took me back so tenderly

banished? productions very last show has a lot to say, but ends up without much of a voice. [ more › ]

The Virginia Supreme Court rejected McAuliffe's felon voting order. What now?

there will be no break in the political deadlock between the governor and the General Assembly

The Virginia Supreme Court rejected McAuliffe’s felon voting order. What now?

Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe (D) has been dealt a huge blow by the Virginia Supreme Court, which, in a 4-3 ruling Friday, overturned his use of an executive order to restore voting rights to about 206,000 convicted felons. The court’s decision creates chaos of all kinds, from legal uncertainty and bureaucratic nightmares to continued polarization […]

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