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Homework survives at ACPS… for now — “Citing a lack of teacher input and a less than ‘ideal time,’ the lengthy discussion concluded by tabling the overall proposal, including a section that would have eradicated the function of homework in the classroom.” [Theogony]

It’s Thursday — Mostly cloudy throughout the day. High of 78 and low of 67. Sunrise at 6:45 am and sunset at 7:30 pm. []

Waterfront preservation work makes front cover of American Archaeology magazine — “For today’s special edition of #WaterfrontWednesday we are excited to share that the historic ships made the FRONT cover of #AmericanArchaeology!” [Twitter]

Alexandria man sentenced for rape and abuse of minor — “An Alexandria man was sentenced to prison in Anne Arundel County court on charges of rape and sex abuse of a minor.” [Patch]

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Hi, my name is Moneim Z., and I am a blind male with chronic kidney disease, who needs a living kidney donor for a transplant. My blood type is B+, and I can accept a kidney from individuals who have blood types B and O.

To read my story, please see the attached letter.

To contact me directly, please email me at [email protected] or call at 571-428-5065. My living donor coordinator at INOVA Hospital, Amileen Cruz can be reached at (703) 776-8370 , or via email at [email protected]

Thank you!

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