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In most sectors of the economy, when demand drops for a product consolidation usually follows — businesses either close or merge with competitors. But higher education seems immune to such economic pressures, mostly because it’s heavily regulated and subsidized.
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The Democratic presidential nominee reaffirmed her commitment to invest in child-care programs on college campuses, spotlighting the need for a service that has been disappearing at many schools just as the number of student parents grows.
There are a few things the Department of Education and consumer advocates say ITT Tech students should consider before deciding what to do next.
'The tendency to underestimate kids -- to overlook their often remarkable observations and solutions -- is a common complaint of progressive educators and those who support a more child-centered approach to schooling. We don't give kids their due! But the tendency to overestimate them ... is also worth our attention.'
District-run academic programs appear to help stave off “summer slide” — as long as kids show up.
School bus violations increased in Montgomery and Prince George’s counties.
How they can look beyond their fears.
ITT Educational Services, one of the largest operators of for-profit technical schools, ended operations at all of its ITT Technical Institutes.
'I want to protect my son’s childhood, and I want him to grow and learn at his own pace.'
' I love being a teacher. And my greatest joy is the tough kids. Every year, that’s usually who I get.'
A new study reveals 13 percent of students miss at least three weeks of school.
How schools are examining their connections to the nation's painful history of human trafficking and bondage.
Districts across the Washington region expand to deal with growing student populations, aim to offer new programs geared toward preparation for college and careers.
A Virginia mother is told she can’t volunteer if she asks the staff too many questions.
Look what happened at high-performing Wilson High School.
“For weeks, nobody would help,” said a mother who sought to report an incident involving a 3-year-old forced to mop up urine.
The D.C. mayor intends to name a new chancellor in October. Some worry that is not enough time.
The initiative, called FCPSOn, will furnish 7,800 students with computers.
A deeper look at why one of the test scores of one of the city’s top public school dropped so dramatically.