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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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Alana Jackson said her son, Jordan, sustained a broken arm and a concussion when he was attacked by white children in Louisiana.
Maryland is making a play for a generation of would-be homebuyers with one thing in common: student debt.
DeVos is hardly a household name, but she has helped reshape the education landscape.
Betsy DeVos is a longtime advocate of school privatization.
Higher ed leaders press Trump to keep protections for undocumented students.
"When students feel safe and know that they matter, they are better able to learn and grow."
Four cheerleaders were suspended from performing for the Jayhawks during an investigation of a photo posted on social media with a caption that some found racially offensive.
A California middle school teacher was explaining equality when he used a lynching analogy to make the discussion “interesting."
The student government association apologized to students who might be offended by the “Party in the USA” theme for an annual celebration for seniors, after an administrator mentioned concerns about the possibility of offensive costumes
Mayor takes a political risk by choosing an outsider to helm the city’s improving school system.
Senior Cameron Clarke is the fourth Rhodes Scholar in Howard's history and joins six other students from Washington area colleges in the group of 32 scholarship recipients.
ACS Education Services, a company that once managed one of the largest portfolios of student loans, will pay the state $2.4 million to settle charges of abusive collection practices and sloppy handling of accounts.
Former D.C. schools chancellor says she’s not pursuing a cabinet position. It is likely not the last we will hear of the intense and unconventional educator.
The former D.C. schools chancellor tweeted that she was not pursuing the position.
George Washington University in D.C. is among the most prominent test-optional schools.
GOP wants new president to cooperate more with local schools on civil rights in education.
A Democrat who agrees to become Trump's Education Secretary would become the agent of a destructive agenda, writes Shavar Jeffries, of Democrats for Education Reform.
15 states allow schools to physically punish students for infractions.
Liberty U. president was an early backer of the Republican's presidential campaign.
After someone burned a flag following Trump’s win, Hampshire College's president says school will not fly any flag — at least for a while.