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Education News from Washington Post
The Washington Post Local Education section provides coverage and analysis of schools, home school and education policy for DC, Maryland and Virginia. With in-depth coverage and analysis of Washington, DC education and schools, including DC charter schools, DC Schools Chancellor, DC teacher contract news and map of DC schools.
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DeVos defends rollback of protection for transgender students. Critics blast her: 'You rolled over like a puppy.'
The education secretary was reported to have opposed the move — but she went along.
Cheating, particularly overseas, has been a problem for years.
The move rescinds a federal directive requiring public schools to allow transgender students to use bathrooms that match their gender identity.
Organizers say their efforts will support improvement at Paul Public Charter School.
At least two are affected.
A racist video circulating on social media shows a woman wearing a university T-shirt rapping about killing black people.
There is no clear picture of the impact of tax benefits on budgets or higher education, according to Pew Charitable Trusts.
And what her supporters had hoped.
National achievement on the demanding tests continues to rise.
Trump believes the issue is best left to states, a spokesman says. According to a draft letter, withdrawal of guidance would allow administration “to further consider the legal issues involved.”
The Project on Predatory Student Lending at Harvard Law School is suing the Justice Department for withholding documents that could help for-profit college students get their federal education loans canceled.
'My family still could not afford to pay’: Despite generous financial aid, a top student struggles to get by
A college student writes about the continual anxiety of finding money to help pay for his education.
It's on page 1,056 of the 3,512-page proposed 2018-19 budget.
The details are almost unbelievable -- but they happened.
The school enrolls 135 students with severe physical and intellectual needs.
D.C. public school focuses on the success of black and Latino students.
KIPP DC schools has reduced its hours thanks to a competitive market for the best teachers.
One high school teacher described students who joined “A Day Without Immigrants” as “lazy.” Others said classes were quieter and more productive.
Kaya Henderson reacts to remarks Education Secretary Betsy DeVos made about teachers she saw at a D.C. public school.
Her personal essay.