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

Tania Henry, a senior at Potomac High School in Oxon Hill, has been named the county's Scholar of the Week.

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D.C. EDUCATION BRIEFS: College Is Next Step for More Graduating Seniors

With graduation rates having significantly increased, more students have announced they'll be heading off to college this fall.

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Prince George's County Education Briefs: Academy Team Poised for Space Camp

The "Solar Phoenix" team from Prince George's County Public Schools' College Park Academy have been declared winners of the "Patriots Technology Training Center's Solar System Competition, Mission to Mars Countdown to Launch 2015."

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Freddie Gray's Family Lauds Mosby Decision to Charge Officers

The family of Freddie Gray said Friday they have been put through "great hell" over his violent end, but are satisfied with Baltimore State's Attorney Marilyn J. Mosby's decision to charge the six city police officers implicated in his death.

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Prince George's County Education Briefs: Roth Wins Teacher of the Year

Renee Roth, a 3rd-grade science teacher at Tulip Grove Elementary School in Bowie has been named the 2015 Prince George's County Teacher of the Year.

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D.C. EDUCATION BRIEFS: Earth Day Recognition

In celebration of Earth Day on April 22, the DC Department of General Services released the "DCPS Recycles! Honor Roll," which recognized 48 schools for enthusiasm and excellence in recycling.

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Michelle Obama Hosts 7th Annual Garden Planting

First lady Michelle Obama, joined by students and community leaders from the District, Prince George's County, and several states across the country took advantage of the pleasant spring temperatures on April 15 to plant the 7th annual White House Kitchen Garden.

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Store Opening at Dulles Airport Puts The Informer on 'World Stage'

More than 100 people, including several curious travelers, gathered Thursday near a baggage claim area at Dulles International Airport in Virginia for the official grand opening of The Washington Informer's news and concession store.

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Annual 'Family Day' at Zoo Yields Huge Turnout

Hundreds of D.C. children, their parents and visitors from across the country took advantage of the pleasant spring weather on Monday, making their way to the National Zoo in Northwest for the traditional Easter Monday celebration known as "African-American Family Day."

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Prince George's County Education Briefs: Students Win at County Science Fair

The schools' Science Department recently hosted the 67th annual Prince George's Area Science Fair, where two students gained recognition as top award winners.

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