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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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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.
Alumni of Talladega College call for school’s president to reverse decision.
"Every student. Not the chosen few, the wealthy few, the privileged few, the profitable few. Every student."
New York takes a stab at debt-free college, covering tuition for families earning less than $125,000
New York Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo is proposing to cover tuition for low- and middle-income students at state colleges and universities.
A group of former students at ITT Technical Institutes filed a lawsuit against the parent company to ensure participation in bankruptcy proceedings.
Emerita Ayala just graduated from George Mason University. She’s 23, and her son is 8.
Montgomery County principals describe toll of new bell times on children in the early grades.
Did D.C. area private schools brush off Trump adviser? Reports about Kellyanne Conway are greatly exaggerated.
What really happened.
A college president talks up teamwork, communication and critical thinking.
A former CIA intelligence officer offers a view on his field's place in academia.
While the school system and the union have yet to agree on raises, both say it’s a priority to settle the contract.
Paladino was co-chair of Donald Trump's campaign in New York state.
Two experts offer views on improving transparency in college admissions.
Minority students at U-Md. issue 64 demands, including prayer rooms in every major building and shuttles to Muslim center
The demands were made by a coalition of 25 groups representing eight minority groups on the College Park campus. No Jewish groups signed.
As many as 1,500 people discover their genetic heritage in a university project.
We’re used to the politically charged language of the abortion wars. Education has its own version.