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Return to the Nest

By Maura Pennington Arlington As more and more new college graduates fly back to the nurtured nests of their childhoods, it seems the homes we should have outgrown have adapted to fit our adult needs in a way our parents...

By washingtonpost.com editors  |  August 7, 2009; 12:01 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (4)
 
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If Not Wal-Mart... ?

By Joseph W. McKinney Brandy Station The controversy over the “Wilderness Wal-Mart” proposed in Virginia’s Orange County reminds me of the time in the 1990s when the Walt Disney Co. proposed building a theme park in western Prince William County....

By washingtonpost.com editors  |  August 6, 2009; 9:58 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
 
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Closing the Achievement Gap

By Valerie Ervin Silver Spring Anyone concerned with education issues must have taken note of the recent Post articles “Maryland Gains Continue on Reading, Math Tests” and “Over 10 Years, Montgomery’s Weast Aced Tough Tests.” These articles brought welcome news:...

By washingtonpost.com editors  |  August 5, 2009; 9:55 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Montgomery County , schools  
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