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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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A high-school senior offers samples of her essays as she waits for answers to her college applications.
A high-school senior writes about the agony of answering questions about herself -- in college-application essays that are supposed to be insightful, disarming, surprising, and erudite -- over and over and over.
A campus newspaper reports that Mount St. Mary's president sought to dismiss freshmen unlikely to succeed early in the semester in order to improve reported retention rates
Law enforcement officials are investigating threats at schools in Delaware, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Jersey and Pennsylvania on Tuesday.
Can we stop calling kindergarten the new first grade? We've been doing it for more than a dozen years.
David Reese saw Dr. King deliver the speech in 1963, and then saw his granddaughter recite it on the same steps Friday.
The American Anthropological Association and the National Women's Studies Association Executive Committee have taken steps to embrace the boycott.
The new federal education law should be a 'clarion call' to civil rights advocates, new Acting Education Secretary plans to say.