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Pass rates were low for a second year, math scores inched up and English remained flat.
In the majority-black school district, black students with disabilities faced suspension at 13 times the rate as white peers without disabilities.
The lawsuit alleges that Connecticut's limits on magnet and charter schools have trapped poor students in failing schools.
'Arne Duncan was the reform secretary. What the United States now needs is a learning secretary who promotes challenging and joyful learning for all students...' — Andy Hargreaves
Some are funny. Some are even poignant.
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This is more than a charming look inside a kindergarten class, but a message to officials who dictate policy without understanding how children think and behave.
5 board members say they weren’t informed of mistreatment of children in Prince George’s.
Forgot the blurb: Obama administration officials hope the lawsuit sends a message to schools nationwide.
D.C.’s Ballou High School chose a ‘restorative justice’ model to address discipline issues, and it cut suspensions by more than half.
Some small schools see a financial boon with foreign students, and a cultural shift.
Celebrity Nick Cannon wrote on social media that he is now a student at Howard University.
Kids write their answers on a blackboard. So do teachers.
"I ask that you spend your evenings doing things that are proven to correlate with student success," Brandy Young wrote.
"Too much education policy has been written by those who don’t know how young children develop and learn."
You've got to read the transcript.
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A trove of data released by the Education Department shows a continuing trend of people enrolling in the government's generous student loan repayment plans, as well as people struggling to pay their debt.
A student reported being assaulted at knifepoint near campus early Saturday as the campus readied for classes to start.
School opens for 110 freshmen at Ron Brown College Prep, the only single-sex public school in D.C.