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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.
Updated: 8 hours 16 min ago
A cognitive scientist explains the similarities and differences between reading print and listening to an audiobook.
The Satanic Temple plans to open After School Satan Clubs in public elementary schools as a counterpoint to evangelical Christian groups.
What the research really says.
Hillary Clinton’s proposal still lacks many necessary specifics and suffers from some of the same problems that higher-education experts pointed out in Bernie Sanders’ plan months ago.
The parents, both D.C. police officers, used a rental property’s address to send their three kids to the city’s top public schools while living outside of the city.
'Once again, the fate of Little Rock's schools is a test of principles that may be adopted nationwide; only this time, in an effort to divide communities rather than unite them.'
The U.S. Education Department discloses a new probe connected to the University of Virginia. It is one of about 200 schools nationwide to face such scrutiny.
An apartment building in Washington, D.C.’s Brookland area will offer low rent to teachers.
Robert Weiler, who has been protesting a Planned Parenthood clinic, will stay away from school next door, says he had no plans to return.
New federal guidance aims to help more than 1.3 million homeless students in U.S. public schools.
Andrew Smarick, a Hogan appointee who helped found a charter school, is the new leader.
Reports of the handwriting style’s demise might be exaggerated as it has displayed a gritty staying power.
Holton, a former child advocate, stepped down three days after her husband, Sen. Tim Kaine (D-Va.) was tapped to be Clinton’s running mate .
Hundreds of students enrolled in Medtech College in Falls Church, Silver Spring and the District will no longer have access to federal loans and grants because the for-profit trade school allegedly lied to authorities about the number of graduates who landed jobs.
Elementary-school teachers in Montgomery County, Md., rank No. 1 — averaging 84 minutes of planning time daily — but a union argues that the data is flawed.
He also trashed principals.
Jack Smith delivers passionate call for action to improve black and Hispanic student achievement in Montgomery County.
500 D.C. Public Schools students have summer internships at the White House, Microsoft and elsewhere.
Air conditioning operated at 50 percent at John F. Kennedy High in Silver Spring.
While in Richmond, Timothy M. Kaine pushed to boost college funding and sought to console Virginia Tech after the 2007 massacre there.