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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.
Updated: 4 weeks 21 hours ago
A University of Virginia student being held by the North Korean government is described by friends as smart, driven, and joyful.
U-Va. announces that an FBI investigation turned up data exposure and that suspects are now in custody.
In an age of increased academic testing and fast-paced curricula, educators urge students to keep learning when classes are canceled.
Students are often asked to answer personal, non-academic questions so that the College Board and the ACT can collect data.
Flint doctor is leading urgent effort to minimize the devastating effects of lead exposure for children.
The College Board says students affected by closure of test centers Saturday can take the exam on a makeup day.
Senate Democrats are seizing the opportunity to promote a legislative package designed to address affordability.
Nearly every large school system in the area was affected after an inch of snow left many roads slick.
Teacher: "The 'underground' isn't a handful of dissatisfied teachers with an ax to grind. I feel comfortable saying the majority of our profession can be found here."
A member of the governing Board of Curators writes his opinion about Melissa Click, the media professor who made headlines during protests at the University of Missouri.
Visit to a D.C. preschool highlights Obama administration's push to get more children ready for kindergarten.
Virginia's two largest school systems will lose out on class time Thursday because of inclement weather.
College Park was one of the first schools in the region to announce a closure due to the heavy snow forecast.
The president of Mount St. Mary's University writes about the "moral obligation" to improve student retention rates