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January 8, 2013 - By Cindy Huang, PBS
"How One STEM School Aims to Lower the Achievement Gap"
March 1, 2012 - By Mike Hydeck, WUSA9
"Cool Schools: Phelps High School Robotics Team Builds, Programs Robot to Shoot Basketball"

March 26, 2011 - By Suzanne Kubota, Senior Internet Editor, FederalNewsRadio.com
"NASA Robotics inspiring the next generation of feds"

March 25, 2011 - By Nelson Jones, Photojournalist, myfoxdc.com
"Local Students in Robotics Competition"

March 13, 2011 - By Kevin Sieff
"Lego contests put minority students on a mission"

January 8, 2011 - By The Associated Press
"Students ready to build robots"

January 8, 2011 - By District of Columbia Public Schools
"2011 FIRST Robotics Competition Kickoff"

July 9, 2010 - By Dorothy Rowley, The Afro-American Newspapers
"D.C. Students Garner Recognition in Robotics Competition"

April 1, 2010 - By Julie Taboh, Voice of America
"Robots Kick Up Some Fun at Annual Tech Competition"

March 6, 2010 - By The Associated Press, WTOP
"NASA launches high school robotics competition"

March 5, 2010 - By Kathy Banks, NBC Washington
"Robots Play Soccer in High School Competition"

March 5, 2010 - By Jessica Gould, WAMU 88.5 American University Radio
"Rookie Robotics Team Seeks To Beat The Odds"

March 4, 2010 - By Rob Anastasio, ONR Corporate Communications
"ONR-Sponsored Students Prep for FIRST Robotics Competition"

March 4, 2010 - By Earth Times
"FIRST Holds Annual Regional Robotics Competition in Washingon DC"

March 4, 2010 - By Shamila Janakiraman, TMCnet Contributor
"FIRST Robotics Competition Inspires High School Students"

February 3, 2010 - By DCPS School News
"McKinley Tech Hosts Kick-Off Meeting for National Robotics Competition"

"FIRST Robotics" - By Tiger Radio
An audio piece investigating the FIRST Robotics program, which seeks to interest high school students in science and engineering. TIger Radio is the audio production class from Wilson Senior High School in Washington, DC.

January 10, 2010 - By Bill Turque, Washington Post
"Washington area students enter robotics competition"

January 14, 2009 - By Stephanie Kanowitz, Northwest Current
"Their FIRST Robot: Wilson Prepares for Competition"

January 6, 2009 - By OCTO News
"DC Technology Office Welcomes Student Robotics Competition"

November 17, 2008 - By Michael Alison Chandler, Washington Post Online 
"Kids Fuse LEGOs and Robotics at Competition"

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