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HHS Initiative Tackles Opioid Abuse

The Department of Health and Human Services announced Thursday an initiative to stop the spike of prescription opioid- and heroin-related overdoses and dependence.

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Exelon, Pepco Merger Moves Forward

Agreement Reached with Montgomery, Prince George's counties

Despite pushback last year from residents and community leaders opposed to the creation of a "monopoly power company" in the D.C. region, the Chicago-based Exelon Corporation and Pepco Holdings recently moved forward on an agreement with Montgomery and Prince George's counties regarding a merger proposal presented a year ago.

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Prince George's County Education Briefs: Scholar of the Week

Jared Dyer, a Frederick Douglass High School senior with a 4.12 grade point average, has been named Scholar of the Week.

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Prince George's County Education Briefs: Maxwell Praises Budget Proposal

Schools CEO Kevin Maxwell has commended County Executive Rushern Baker’s budget proposal, saying he’s grateful for Baker’s bold commitment to public education.

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D.C. EDUCATION BRIEFS: Thomas Playground Lauded

The Harry Thomas Sr. playground, named for the late three-term Ward 5 D.C. Council member, has been ranked second among the 50 Best Playgrounds in America by the Early Childhood Education Zone.

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D.C. EDUCATION BRIEFS: Power Lunch Program at Savoy

Students and staff at Savoy Elementary School in Southeast celebrated their "Power Lunch" program on Feb. 24, describing the event, which falls under guidance of "Everybody Wins! DC," a huge success.

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Prince George's County Education Briefs: Scholar of the Week

Chioma Ike, a senior at Wise High School in Upper Marlboro, lists among the latest students honored as a Scholar of the Week.

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D.C. EDUCATION BRIEFS: Marriott Hosts Students' Career Day

About 60 of the District's public high school students joined Chancellor Kaya Henderson and Arne Sorenson, CEO and president of Marriott International, on Feb. 19 for an exclusive, behind-the-scenes tour of the Marriott International headquarters in Bethesda, Maryland.

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Prince George's County Education Briefs: Youth@Work/Summer Youth Employment Program

Students ages 15 to 19 are encouraged to apply for the county's Youth@Work/Summer Youth Enrichment Program, which provides an opportunity for them to participate in career development, life skills training and summer employment opportunities.

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Prince George's County Education Briefs: Academy Program Applications

Grade-eligible high school students can now apply for enrollment in the Career Academy Program.

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