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Elizabeth Garber-Paul testifies that she has regrets about the retracted article, wishes she had noticed red flags indicating potential problems before it published.
'How much “choice” is enough? How many schools are sustainable given a population of students? What happens when choice exacerbates segregation? Who ensures that separation of church and state is enforced?'
The agreement, struck around 1 a.m., arrived a day after an estimated 600 students walked out of class in support of the food service workers.
The District saw its eighth year of growth in the city’s public schools; charter schools now account for 46 percent of the city’s student enrollment.
Seven-year-old allegedly chewed a pastry into the shape of a gun and aimed at classmates; parents fought disciplinary measure for longer than three years.
National Teacher of the Year Jahana Hayes says she sees promise and possibility where others see hopelessness.
Robert J. Zimmer questions some 'safe spaces,' plugs freedom of speech.
Candidates weigh in on the budget, achievement gap, school construction, and language immersion.
Hundreds of Harvard students stage a walkout, occupy building to support striking dining hall workers
"They've always had our back in the past, so students have increasingly felt that now it's our turn,” said one senior.
Part-time faculty at Ithaca College want people to know why so many of them are fighting for higher wages.
Nursing home residents had sought to use D.C. tenant protections to block sale.
They are cause for concern both about the future of teacher education in the United States and the increasing penetration of education policymaking by private interests.
U-Va. student testifies she felt pressured to work with reporter, who “skewed” quotes.
Children in the city’s traditional public schools and public charters are doing better, in part because they’re working alongside one another.
Former magazine writer Sabrina Rubin Erdely described to a federal jury the phone call that made her realize the alleged victim had been lying to her
Police used pepper spray to break up fight at Washington-Lee High School football game against McLean
The Friday night brawl during the game involved at least 20 parents and students and led to one arrest.
The statement drew boos from an audience of urban school superintendents.
A faculty union and Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education reached agreement on a new contract Friday, ending a strike that began earlier this week.
The president of Nichols College in Massachusetts argues that there are other options to ease the student debt burden
Thousands of Iraq and Afghanistan veterans lost more than $1 billion in federal education funding that they can never get back. There have been proposals in Congress, but no movement.