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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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Colleges may be happy Falwell will lead review of higher ed regulations, but students and parents should be worried
Consumers do need protections as they ponder a major lifetime investment
Cutting off funding to universities isn't as simple as President Trump thinks.
'I am trusting the American people’: Yale professor worries his wife and baby won't be allowed back from Iran
A Yale University professor from Iran confronts President Trump's executive order on immigration; even with green cards, he worries that he's no longer sure of the rules and that leaving the country has become a risk.
The school says it the ban threatens the school's ability to fulfill its mission of reaching out to students around the world.
The University of California at Berkeley campus is on lockdown as protests erupt over Milo Yiannopoulos's appearance
Teens behind racist graffiti sentenced to visit Holocaust Museum, read books by black and Jewish authors
Five teens pleaded guilty to vandalizing the Ashburn Colored School in Virginia, which served black children before integration.
Why it's a big deal that billionaire activist Eli Broad is opposing billionaire activist Betsy DeVos as education secretary
It reveals a big split in the school restructuring movement — and Broad's opposition could affect the DeVos confirmation vote in the Senate.
Opposition from Broad helps show extent of opposition to DeVos.
The new chief visited schools as he embarked on a mission to close achievement gaps.
A professor of sociology and education evaluates her responses.
The GOP defections add to mounting signs of trouble for the nomination
Wellesley College announced Wednesday that it has chosen one of its most esteemed graduates, Hillary Clinton, to give this year's commencement address in May.
Howard Gardner, father of 'multiple intelligences' theory, unpacks Trump's narrow view of intelligence
Howard Gardner looks at what Trump's view of intelligence — as gleaned from the president's own statements.
Apollo Education Group, the publicly traded owner of the University of Phoenix, has completed a deal to be taken private by a group of investors.
This U-Mass. student wants campuses to be more inclusive in political debates
Consumer advocates are urging the Federal Communications Commission to uphold rules restricting companies from inundating people with cellphone calls to collect money owed to or guaranteed by the government, including student loans.
His lone dissent shines light on how he thinks about criminal justice issues.
The president of Liberty University appears to be in line to lead a deregulation effort
The small town of Cleveland will merge two high schools into one.
Democratic senator said he was troubled by Betsy DeVos's position on civil rights law.