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Education reporter Jay Mathews evaluates high schools by weighing their efforts to challenge students. Charts included.

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Condolences Pour In for Va. Crash Victims
When they heard about Monday's fatal school bus crash in Arlington, the students -- from John Adams and James K. Polk elementary schools -- wanted to help.

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County Teachers to Get Tailored Career Development (Post, April 24, 2005)

DNC Is Told Where to Move Into Bush Bloc (Post, April 24, 2005)

Boy in Prince William School Siege Is Released (Post, April 23, 2005)

Honoring a School-Bound Girl: Mass Celebrates Va. Bus Crash Victim (Post, April 23, 2005)

Former Mayor Named Athletic Director: Alexandria Schools Hire Donley After Confusion Over Status (Post, April 23, 2005)

Crash Devastates 2nd Family: Boy, 7, Was on Arlington School Bus (Post, April 22, 2005)

Va. Football Players Warm to New Goal: Role in Wetlands Film Inspires Activism (Post, April 22, 2005)

Lawmaker Decries GMU Health Fair, 'Moral Depravity' (Post, April 22, 2005)

The Athletic Connection: For Many, Sports and Recreation Form a Central Part of Community Life (Post, April 21, 2005)

Va. Teacher Who Inspired With Art Dies in Crash (Post, April 20, 2005)

At Bus Stop, Holding On a Bit Tighter: After Va. Crash, Parents Give, Seek Reassurance (Post, April 20, 2005)

Va. Soldier Described 'Bad Feeling,' Father Says: Father of 2 Killed In Iraq Enlisted to Move Life Forward (Post, April 20, 2005)

Common Worst Nightmare Links School Bus Drivers: Fatal Crash Highlights an 'Awesome Responsibility' (Post, April 20, 2005)

GWU Will Pay U.S. For Scholar's Theft: $1.8 Million Settlement Reached (Post, April 20, 2005)

Pr. William Budget Passed With 16-Cent Cut in Tax Rate (Post, April 20, 2005)

Bus Crash Investigators Search Wreckage for Answers (Post, April 20, 2005)

Bus Crash Renews Debate on Seat Belts (Post, April 19, 2005)

Fairfax Adopts $3 Billion Budget: Homeowners to Pay $364 More on Average Despite Rate Cut (Post, April 19, 2005)

Death of Va. Woman Found in Pond Investigated (Post, April 18, 2005)

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