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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.
Jefferson Middle School Academy responded to DeVos's claim that its teachers are in 'receive mode.'
A course under consideration would have taught students how to “apply a biblical perspective” to speech writing.
The new education secretary accused critics of wanting to keep the status quo. One begs to differ.
The education secretary opted for a new security team after an encounter with protesters.
Trinity Washington University doesn't shy away from debate about the Trump administration, including one of its leaders, an alumna.
She stepped down as Virginia’s education secretary when her husband, Sen. Tim Kaine, was selected as Hillary Clinton’s running mate.
Conservative critics accuse him of condoning slavery and rape. He says that's ridiculous.
A 2011 law in Florida requiring merit pay doesn't work, the system says.
Salient things she said during her first full week on the job as education secretary.
Some wonder whether broadly worded discipline policies produce too many suspensions.
Former secretary of state John F. Kerry will oversee an interdisciplinary initiative at Yale University, his alma mater.
The education secretary applauds "expressions of passion" about schools
A Tulane law professor is behind the initiative.
The reasons for a major change are myriad. The result is often universal: happiness.