The District should boost funding for public education by more than 15 percent — or nearly $180 million — to ensure that schools have adequate resources to lift student achievement, according to the preliminary recommendations of a study commissioned by the city government.Read full article >>
Nearly nine out of 10 public school students in Virginia graduated on time last spring, the governor’s office announced Tuesday.
The four-year graduation rate — 89 percent — was about the same as last year, but most school districts in Northern Virginia saw improvements.Read full article >>
Maryland’s four historically black universities are likely to gain more distinctive programs to compete for students following a federal ruling that the state has allowed too much academic overlap among its public universities, tilting the market in favor of traditionally white institutions.Read full article >>
The majority of D.C. charter schools and all schools in the city’s traditional school system plan to participate in a single unified lottery to determine enrollment for the 2014-2015 school year, officials in the office of Mayor Vincent C. Gray (D) said.Read full article >>