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By David Keene
Conference showed that the values Reagan cherished still endure
Topic - D.C. State Board Of Education
Whatever one's political preference, inaugurations are -- as President George H.W. Bush said in his 1989 inaugural address -- "democracy's big day." The recent festivities were no different.
Former D.C. Council member Sekou Biddle says he will run in next year's Democratic primary for an at-large seat, telling voters he will focus on ethics and serving as a role model to young black residents.
When the D.C. Democratic State Committee appointed a relative newcomer named Sekou Biddle to an at-large seat on the D.C. Council in January, it left former council member Vincent B. Orange in the lurch.
'How embarrassing' for D.C. schools
D.C. schools officials are expected to hold public hearings on proposed guidelines for sex-education classes that call for teaching students about homosexuality.