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Communities reject cell towers near Eleanor Roosevelt HS, Accokeek Academy

ProposedTowerGREENBELT – Although on the surface Accokeek and Greenbelt may not have much in common, the two cities on opposite ends of Princes George’s County are fighting similar battles at the same time.

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Boardmembers question equity in charter school enrollment methods

BOE buildingUPPER MARLBORO – Two public charter renewals came before the Prince George’s County Board of Education last week for a first-reading vote, but only one will move on to the next phase.

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Staffing, tech upgrades in DPIE budget

DPIEUPPER MARLBORO – The county Department of Permitting, Inspection and Enforcement (DPIE) is in just its fourth year of existence and already working to address staffing and technology issues through the budget process.

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HBCUs come together at Capitol to ask Congress for support, funding

hbcuimage1WASHINGTON, D.C. – The west lawn of the U.S. Capitol teemed with people who all held a common goal in mind.

The group of students, faculty, alumni and supporters of Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) gathered on April 27 to demand funding from Congress that would help their beloved schools survive and thrive in the coming years.

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Washington Wednesday: Rare bipartisan vote passes Fannie and Freddie transparency measure

CapitolCAPITOL HILL – In a rare act of bipartisanship, the U.S. House of Representatives passed a bill that would let the public access more information about Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, the two government-sponsored enterprises that work in the secondary mortgage market.

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