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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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The confirmation hearing has been postponed.
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical tops a new list of online bachelor's programs
Democrats had raised concerns about DeVos’s unfinished ethics review.
Three professors write that colleges can teach students the skills they need to become national security intelligence analysts or to launch themselves in careers in the private sector.
Nearly a thousand career-training programs at for-profit colleges are leaving graduates saddled with debt that exceeds 12 percent of their total earnings, the Education Department says.
A story set in Bethlehem, Pa.
The Washington Democrat wants to delay DeVos's confirmation hearing until her ethics review is complete.
She's long been a supporter of public education.
The Massachusetts senator is raising concerns about Betsey DeVos' qualifications to be Secretary of Education .
Investors are betting that Trump will make the student loan industry super-rich again. But given the incoming President’s consistent rhetoric about the squeeze of student debt on young people across the country, this bet could go badly.
They argue that she is an ideological extremist with a record of undermining public schools.
Watch members of Georgia Tech's swim team swim a relay race — in fresh powder.
Many new graduates use credit recovery, a shortcut with no significant research behind it.
A decline in enrollment and costly programs are leaving a projected shortfall of $25 million next year. Antwan Wilson says it’s a function of the normal budgeting process.
The handheld LED stop signs are designed to help crossing guards alert drivers to children.
How one mother discovered a problem with special education and got legislators to help try to fix it
The former teacher was looking for the best placement for her daughter, who has dyslexia, in Maryland and discovered something she thought was shocking.
Trump’s education pick is one of several wealthy Cabinet nominees whose required vetting is not yet complete.
Also: 'How in the name of all that’s moldy did this poem wind up on a proficiency test?'
Here's Betsy DeVos's financial disclosure form. Read what Trump's billionaire education nominee included — and left out.
Her confirmation hearing is scheduled for Jan. 11.
The change in law comes as part of a broader overhaul of the state’s criminal code.