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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 delivers answers to more than 1,000 questions one day before the Senate Education Committee votes on her nomination as Trump's education secretary.
'A stunning violation of our deepest American values’: Universities respond to Trump's immigration order
Colleges and universities scramble to help affected students, faculty and staff.
Mayor Muriel E. Bowser proposes changing rules for the public school lottery system
Progressives launch last-minute push against Betsy DeVos, and conservatives counter with online ad campaign
The pitched battle over DeVos's confirmation is entering its final stage.
Privately educated Americans are among the greatest supporters of the nation’s public schools.
The order has left international students and faculty fearing expulsion, stranded outside of the country, detained or uncertain of whether to travel.
For students without college or career plans, a new initiative aims to get them back in the classroom, teaching. It might also help with a shortage of black and Latino educators.
Democrats are trying to win a few Republican votes against her.
A crowd opposing the Michigan billionaire’s bid to become education secretary gathered at the Capitol on Sunday; more than a million others have written to Congress with concerns.
A U.S. history teacher analyzes some of Trump's rhetoric.
A college counselor explains why more than a third of them do.
Some students, scholars are stranded outside U.S., schools say.
Experts say Republican control could lead to an expansion of vouchers, a potential shift in federal resources.
DeVos vows to uphold IDEA — but then plugs voucher program that forces students to sign away rights under the law.
Students who major in general business and marketing are more likely to be unemployed or underemployed. They also earn less than those in more math-focused business majors, such as finance and accounting.
Thousands of academics sign on to a petition denouncing President Trump's executive order temporarily halting admission of refugees to the U.S.
The girl’s mother says school officials told her a man found her wandering and took her back to Wheatley Education Campus.
In responding to student demands, Wallace D. Loh says designation is unnecessary because "we already provide all the protections and support allowed under the law."
Sen. Franken: No Democrat will vote for Betsy DeVos as education secretary - and we're seeking Republicans to oppose her
It’s clear that Betsy DeVos is not qualified for the job of @usedgov Sec., & I will not be supporting her nomination https://t.co/3cXbnzXCvD — Sen. Al Franken (@SenFranken) January 19, 2017 Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.) told Rachel Maddow on her MSNBC show Thursday night that no Democrat will vote to confirm Betsy DeVos, the Michigan […]
Two universities have been added to the list of schools under investigation for their handling of complaints of sexual violence.