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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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Economist James Heckman’s new study shows that society gets a bigger bang for its buck by investing in programs for babies.
Teachers and librarians hope to help students distinguish between the real and the invented.
Food services manager Rodney Taylor joined Fairfax County schools with a mandate to turn it into a national model.
A new federal education law creates an opportunity for school systems to make it more likely that their best students will reach their full potential.
Georgetown University students allege Nike mistreats workers in their Vietnamese factories. They called on the university to end its licensing agreement with the company.
He warned Pennsylvania against dropping the core, and infuriated public education advocates by saying that public schools “don't understand” that the business community is their “customer” and that “they are “producing a product that may be “defective."
Teachers "are a little freaked out by your nomination to be secretary of education."
She said she wants to give states the freedom to get rid of the Core — but apparently she doesn't know they already have it.
In a society where facts don't seem to matter, teachers have new responsibilities.
The problem with all the things they do instead.
If students treat college like a spectator sport, it’s likely the game will end early for them.
Students call for an end to licensing agreement unless working conditions improve for workers in the company’s Vietnam factory.
Mayor Muriel E. Bowser urged D.C. Council members to approve Wilson’s nomination on Dec. 20.
Trump has said that the attack was carried out by “a Somali refugee who should not have been in our country.”
The future is uncertain for the Education Department's Office of Civil Rights in a Trump administration.
Finland fell out of the top 10 in math in 2012 on an international exam that compares students in more than 70 countries. In 2015, it did even worse, raising lots of questions.
A sobering look at what Betsy DeVos did to education in Michigan - and what she might do as secretary of education
A look at DeVos by someone who has watched her work.
The list was created by a conservative group and targets professors said to have a "radical agenda."
His six-year-old son was gunned down at school. Then the death threats came, from people who believed a conspiracy theory that the mass shooting was an elaborate hoax.