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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: 7 hours 53 min ago
Democrats were mighty unhappy.
The former senator was introducing DeVos, Trump's education secretary nominee, to the Senate committee at her confirmation hearing.
Betsy DeVos said she would support Trump if he decides to ban gun-free school zones.
University of Virginia will add 100 in-state seats and offer new $2,000 scholarships.
The University of California chief expects to return to her normal duties “very soon."
A 14-year-old girl is accused of threatening to attack a Maryland school.
Education secretary nominee Betsy DeVos and her husband have a financial stake in a debt collection company that has contracts worth more than $20 million in business with the Education Department.
Sen. Patty Murray previously raised concerns about DeVos’s ‘extensive financial entanglements.’
Bobby Gobble, a former janitor at a rural Russell County, Va., elementary school, pleaded guilty to abusing four students.
Why, for example, would someone who has sought to privatize public education want to run the U.S. Education Department?
A piece by the former superintendent of public instruction in Indiana.
Read the text, watch the video.
The secretary of education credits public schools with saving his life; his likely successor believes they are a dysfunctional monopoly.
53 years later, you still have to pay to use Martin Luther King Jr.'s famous 'I Have a Dream' speech
Under copyright law, it won't be in the public domain until 2038. Here's why.
Dealing with parental complaints about a teacher, one school acted with irrational stubbornness and lost trust in the process.
School systems rated on approaches to sugar in meals, salad bars, vending machines, transparency.
A retired judge was tasked with splitting up the $190 million settlement for the patients of Nikita Levy, who left them with a lifetime of trauma.
Jeb Bush is a close ally of Trump's education secretary nominee. Bush 's mother, Barbara Bush, is thrilled with Betsy DeVos's nomination, too.
The donation is a small fraction of the billionaire’s overall contributions, which total more than $5 million.
The student began developing software in high school that can steal passwords and banking information.