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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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School board says academic year will start Sept. 5, 2017, a week later than usual.
Joining protests across the country in Clinton strongholds, Wilson High students say they want a voice despite not having a vote.
A teacher failed to immediately report it to administrators at Sligo Creek Elementary, officials say.
The Human Rights Campaign has created a new parents’ council to harness the power of personal stories.
The teacher involved has been placed on administrative leave, school officials say.
The number of students in racially isolated schools has doubled during the past decade, according to a Commonwealth Institute report.
Trump has been largely silent on higher education, but he has promised to work with Congress to reduce the cost of college.
A walkout at Montgomery Blair was joined by students from nearby schools.
There is a short and long answer to this.
After finding flags damaged or missing at a Veterans Day ceremony, some students held a sit-in to protect those that remained, and a debate erupted over patriotism and sacrifice in the United States.
The new chief executive of DeVry Education Group argues that for-profit colleges must work to demonstrate their value to students.
Frank Navarro, a high school teacher, was placed on paid leave after a parent complained about his teaching methods.
William Smith High School's approach is "strong collaboration among administrators, staff and students, plus investment in a school community marked by shared values and a desire to do meaningful, relevant work."
Racist GroupMe messages sent to some black students at the University of Pennsylvania appear to have originated in Oklahoma, according to UPenn officials
Children practice breathing at a Baltimore elementary school, and fewer land in the principal’s office.
He wrote about it in one of his books, and said he wasn't proud of it.
Will block scheduling — an attractive but unproductive fad — hurt their kids?
D.C. Public Schools is spending $1.7 million for its Empowering Males of Color initiative.
An Ivy League economist challenges the notion that Donald Trump's election caused chaos for students who supported Hillary Clinton.
Some at left-leaning campuses are stunned by the Republican’s victory, while supporters celebrate.