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Two historic Bedford schools are included with seven other Virginia locations recently added to the Virginia Landmarks Register through the Virginia Department of Historic Resources. The schools' designation particularly contributes to recognition and education of Black history in the Bedford area.

Garrison Keillor’s weekly assertion on “A Prairie Home Companion” that all the children living in the fictional of Lake Wobegon were "above average" was a gentle poke at American parents’ belief that all their offspring are special. It was not meant to be a blueprint for school systems in the real world.

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