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Fri June 8, 2012
Typo Spotted In Maryland County's Diplomas
Originally published on Mon June 11, 2012 3:03 pm
DAVID GREENE, HOST:
Good morning, I'm David Greene. High school students graduating in Prince George's County, Maryland, got a surprise on their diplomas: a typo. The diplomas celebrated that each of the 8,000 students had completed an approved "progam" of study.
The Washington Post reports that the school system has ordered new diplomas, and apologized. School officials had a pretty good excuse; they blamed vendor error. No word yet on whether a dog was somehow involved.
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