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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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Longest-serving member on Md. school board is defeated in election

April 28, 2016 - 6:30pm
Jeana Jacobs served as board president from 2007 to 2013.
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Tennessee cancels standardized testing in elementary and middle schools, citing delayed delivery of exams

April 28, 2016 - 6:30pm
The testing problems have dragged on for months.
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Professors hate online education. To save colleges, they have to learn to love it.

April 28, 2016 - 6:30pm
A scholar argues in favor of adapting traditional classrooms to embrace the potential of online education.
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Howard University gives tuition rebates to some members of its graduating class

April 28, 2016 - 6:30pm
Howard University is refunding more than a hundred soon-to-be graduates half of the tuition they paid out of pocket this semester, in an effort to encourage more students to complete their education on time.
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Academia and motherhood: We can have both

April 28, 2016 - 6:30pm
A Yale University scholar questions the notion of a 'baby penalty' for ambitious faculty on college campuses.
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Princeton to remove 'overly celebratory' mural of Woodrow Wilson

April 28, 2016 - 6:30pm
A university official thanked the Black Justice League, which protested last year, for raising questions about former president Woodrow Wilson's racial legacy.
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A Florida school board just blocked transgender kids from choosing bathrooms

April 28, 2016 - 6:30pm
The measure from Marion County comes as other localities and states have taken up transgender restroom bans.
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