Since 2008, Fairfax County Public Schools Chief Financial Officer Susan Quinn has been in charge of perhaps the most arduous challenge facing the administration every year: crafting the school system’s $2.5 billion budget.Read full article >>
Since President Obama’s daughter Malia attends the Sidwell Friends Upper School and her Sidwell Middle School sister Sasha will too, I would argue it is our most famous private high school.
Sidwell has many great teachers and splendid facilities on a lovely campus stretching out along the 3800 block of Wisconsin Ave. in Northwest. Tuition is $36,264, but applications pour in.Read full article >>
The Finnish company that created Angry Birds is marketing an early childhood curriculum around the world that is meant to make learning more fun.
Rovio Entertainment is hoping to combine the popularity of the game — one of the nation’s best-known exports with more than 2 billion downloads — with the international prestige of the nation’s education system for its new early childhood learning program, called Angry Birds Playground.Read full article >>
You can call him Dr. Combs.
Rap and music mogul Sean Combs electrified Howard University’s Class of 2014 on Saturday with a commencement speech that was thoughtful, funny and, surprisingly, sentimental.Read full article >>
Parent fundraising and private donations have produced enviable results at some Montgomery County schools: athletic scoreboards, artificial turf, a nearly $250,000 elementary school improvement project.Read full article >>