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It was the latest university to confront its own history, after a wave of student protests last year amid racial tensions nationally.
Request for review stops short of the outside investigation into findings of corporal punishment.
More than 3,000 D.C. Public Schools students took AP courses last school year, an increase of 73 percent since 2010. Passage rates also have increased.
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Three dozen families in Alexandria, Va. were targeted because their children weren’t doing well in class, a move that could have boosted the school’s overall scores.
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