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Education News from Washington Post
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Passage rates for reading and math Standards of Learning exams rose for the third year in a row.
A new study reveals the extent of what is called the 'pay penalty' for public school teachers.
Are comparisons fair if you compare apples and oranges?
On the controversy at the Claremont colleges after black students advertised for a non-white roommate.
Eight colleges will team with companies that run computer coding boot camps or online courses for an experiment that lets students pay for nontraditional training programs with federal grants and loans.
University in Tennessee will pay United Daughters of the Confederacy $1.2 million for the right to strike the word from a campus building.
What happened to a "highly qualified" teacher in every classroom?
The Bainum Family Foundation’s plan would bring produce to families and early childhood centers in Wards 7 and 8.
Jeremy Shuler is about to study engineering at Cornell as one of the Ivy League school's youngest students ever. Oh, and he took a year off of school when he was 8 to travel around Europe.
'Low-income students don't experience college the same way as their affluent peers.'
Mechanics kill the joy of words. As a great teacher says, we need to “ask students questions, read their answers, and ask more questions.”
The District union says the Waltons’ charity shortchanges public schools in its donations to charters.
A judge holds a hearing in the case in Florida -- and seems sympathetic to the parents.
A federal judge in Charlottesville indicated it is likely some elements of a $10 million lawsuit filed by a U-Va. associate dean against Rolling Stone will proceed to trial.
College pollsters seek impact on state and presidential politics. The polling also boosts the colleges.
Johns Hopkins University was sued over its retirement plan Thursday.
A new paper explains how standardized test scores are determined and why it's a problem that policymakers don't understand.
'The nation’s economic strength and children’s health and happiness should go hand-in-hand. For this reason alone, presidential candidates’ assertions about the future of jobs, international trade, and stock market performance must be well-informed and achievable. '
Austin James Wilkerson's sentence -- probation and a work-release program -- drew comparisons to the Brock Turner case at Stanford.
The Federal Communications Commission is restricting companies from bombarding Americans with cellphone calls to collect any money owed to or guaranteed by the government, including student loans.