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May 21, 2012 / Christian Clansky

Post ranks local, national high schools…What is a ‘medical home’?…Region ranks no. 2 in the nation for tech jobs [News, 5.21.12]

EDUCATION | Jay Matthews’ annual High School Challenge rankings for the Post are out. Here’s the methodology, local rankings, and national rankings. (WaPo, 5/21)

HEALTH
– If you’ve heard the term “medical home” and wondered what the heck it means, Grantmakers in Health has a useful primer for you – Medical Homes 101. (GIH, 5/21)

Related: In February, CareFirst announced $8.5m in local grants to support the medical home model. (WaPo, 2/27)

- Inova, Children’s discussing collaboration (WaPo, 5/18)

WORKFORCE | The Greater Washington region has been ranked second in the nation by Forbes for job growth in science, technology, engineering, and math jobs – putting us ahead of Silicon Valley (WBJ, 5/18):

“There is a broadness to the tech economy in the greater D.C. area; as the Valley has become dominated by trends in web fashion, the Washington tech complex include[s] substantial employment in such fields as computer systems design. custom programming, and private-sector research and development,” Forbes says.

DEVELOPMENT | Gray seeks eateries for Southeast as part of development at St. E site (WashTimes, 5/21) What a delicious idea!

HOUSING | Housing deal bust upsets Fairfax County supervisors (WashTimes, 5/21)


Not a ton of news today. To fill the void, how about a trailer for the next James Bond installment, Skyfall? And how about a bonus trailer for Hyde Park on the Hudson, with the esteemed Mr. Bill Murray playing Franklin Delano Roosevelt? This is really shaping up to be a great year for movies.

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