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New Year, New Standards: District High Schools Introduce Programs to Boost Achievement (Post, Sept. 3, 2003)

N.J. School Tackles A Political Football: Voters Go to Court to Stop Return to Gridiron (Post, Sept. 8, 2002)

Area Students Did the Math, SAT Scores Show: Numbers Flat on Test's Verbal Portion; Minority Gap Widens (Post, Aug. 28, 2002)

Exit Tests Hurt At-Risk Students: Report: Dropout Rates Could Increase for Poor, Minorities (Post, Aug. 14, 2002)

4-H Youth Summit Cultivates Urban Issues: Far From the Farm, Conference in D.C. Encourages Education, Political Activism (Post, July 20, 2002)

Libraries, Stores Face A Teenage Mystery: Changes Target Young Readers (Post, July 13, 2002)

College Board To Vote on An Overhaul Of the SAT: Shift Aimed at Measuring Learning in High School (Post, June 26, 2002)

Early PSATs Pushing More Students to Excel (Post, June 25, 2002)

Report Calls School Attack Plans Detectable (Post, May 18, 2002)

Extracurricular Thinking: Pr. George's Principal's Seminar Offers No Credit but Plenty of Reasoning (Post, May 14, 2002)

Abstinence Moves to the Head of the Class: Topic Gains Favor, And Funding, in Sex Education Courses (Post, April 24, 2002)

Jefferson High Triples Its Black, Latino Admissions (Post, April 9, 2002)

A Slipping Exchange Rate: Fewer Families Volunteer to Host Foreign Teens (Post, June 5, 2001)

Possible Test Leak Imperils AP Scores: Area Students Say They Saw Question Posted on Internet (Post, May 24, 2001)

Students Log On to a Brave New World: Who Needs to Visit the Library When Salinger Is Just a Click Away? (Post, May 16, 2001)

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