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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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Then a private investigator came to the rescue.
The higher education lobby seeks to work with a man few expected to win the presidency. Mary Sue Coleman, president of the Association of American Universities, doesn't want to make any presumptions about what's to come.
The city plans to open a middle school to feed into Takoma’s Coolidge High School.
Now what? Trump ally is refusing to resign from school board after making vile remarks about Obamas.
Now that Carl Paladino is refusing the Buffalo school board's demand that he resigns, the panel is moving to ask New York's state education commissioner to remove him.
Talladega College had faced criticism for taking part after a campaign seen by many as racially divisive.
After American University removes a controversial sculpture, the artist says the school has violated its own contract with him and stifled free expression. But critics say the piece wrongly glorifies a man convicted of murdering two FBI agents.
Inequality in Maryland's higher education system will take center stage next week in a trial to resolve a decade-old lawsuit over the lack of investment in the state's historically black colleges and universities.
DeVos is one of eight Trump picks that Democrats have singled out for extra scrutiny.
'I’m a college student, but I was treated like a criminal. How can I not incorporate that into my world view?'
College activists — especially students of color — are often seen as intolerant and hypersensitive. One explains why they react the way they do.
'I have witnessed a climate in college admission in which increasingly students and parents — in the pursuit of college acceptance — have lost perspective about what is really important.'
The black teen had entered a chicken wing-eating contest at a high school pep rally. The Snapchat video of him contained racial slurs and insults.
Cuomo has proposed only covering the difference between tuition and students’ existing aid, meaning that those who get the most aid benefit the least from the proposal.
Alumni of Talladega College call for school’s president to reverse decision.
"Every student. Not the chosen few, the wealthy few, the privileged few, the profitable few. Every student."
New York takes a stab at debt-free college, covering tuition for families earning less than $125,000
New York Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo is proposing to cover tuition for low- and middle-income students at state colleges and universities.
A group of former students at ITT Technical Institutes filed a lawsuit against the parent company to ensure participation in bankruptcy proceedings.
Emerita Ayala just graduated from George Mason University. She’s 23, and her son is 8.
Montgomery County principals describe toll of new bell times on children in the early grades.
Did D.C. area private schools brush off Trump adviser? Reports about Kellyanne Conway are greatly exaggerated.
What really happened.
A college president talks up teamwork, communication and critical thinking.