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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: 3 weeks 5 days ago
The Department of Education launched a new enforcement unit Monday to investigate fraud, waste and abuse within higher education.
Apollo Education Group, the publicly-traded owner of the University of Phoenix, has agreed to be taken private by a group of investors in a $1.1. billion deal.
Maryland’s High Point High offers an example of how a school adjusts to a rapid influx of immigrant students.
Officials think everything will be okay in Okay if staff members are allowed to carry guns while on campus.
A university president argues that increased funding for scientific research isn't enough -- that scholars must also learn creativity, critical thinking and empathy.
Legislation introduced in both chambers of Congress would force the District to use local taxpayer money to fund a school voucher program that many city officials have long said they oppose.
Maryland Consumer Rights Coalition says students in the state are making a risky bet attending for-profit schools that are saddling them with high levels of debt for often worthless degrees.