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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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She is leaving her editorial position at The 74, an education news and advocacy site.
"If you're not in health, you're not a player," says university President John Simon
Muslim woman who voted for Trump asks Georgetown to intervene over professor's 'hateful, vulgar' messages
Georgetown associate professor Christine Fair called Asra Q. Nomani's appeal to her employer a “very dangerous trend.”
It was an emotional conclusion to a pointed speech that seemed to allude to concerns and fears about President-elect Donald Trump — without ever mentioning him by name.
Experiences with free college programs in other states suggests that the Cuomo plan will help low-income students cope with living expenses by galvanizing action from the colleges and universities.
Trump’s education nominee and her family members are major donors to the senators who will vote on her confirmation
Betsy DeVos’s family has given more than $800,000 to current senators since 2013 — more than the nation’s two largest teachers unions have given.
An analysis of how to create fair "accountability" systems.
Activists recently asked the magazine not to bow to “pressure from homosexual activists by including same-sex families.”
Then a private investigator came to the rescue.
The higher education lobby seeks to work with a man few expected to win the presidency. Mary Sue Coleman, president of the Association of American Universities, doesn't want to make any presumptions about what's to come.
The city plans to open a middle school to feed into Takoma’s Coolidge High School.
Now what? Trump ally is refusing to resign from school board after making vile remarks about Obamas.
Now that Carl Paladino is refusing the Buffalo school board's demand that he resigns, the panel is moving to ask New York's state education commissioner to remove him.
Talladega College had faced criticism for taking part after a campaign seen by many as racially divisive.
After American University removes a controversial sculpture, the artist says the school has violated its own contract with him and stifled free expression. But critics say the piece wrongly glorifies a man convicted of murdering two FBI agents.
Inequality in Maryland's higher education system will take center stage next week in a trial to resolve a decade-old lawsuit over the lack of investment in the state's historically black colleges and universities.
DeVos is one of eight Trump picks that Democrats have singled out for extra scrutiny.
'I’m a college student, but I was treated like a criminal. How can I not incorporate that into my world view?'
College activists — especially students of color — are often seen as intolerant and hypersensitive. One explains why they react the way they do.
'I have witnessed a climate in college admission in which increasingly students and parents — in the pursuit of college acceptance — have lost perspective about what is really important.'
The black teen had entered a chicken wing-eating contest at a high school pep rally. The Snapchat video of him contained racial slurs and insults.
Cuomo has proposed only covering the difference between tuition and students’ existing aid, meaning that those who get the most aid benefit the least from the proposal.