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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: 5 hours 53 min ago
Dozens of labor, civil rights and faith groups are asking the president-elect “to send a clear message that hate has no place in our public discourse.”
The manufacturing jobs Trump promises now require education after high school. Are apprenticeships the answer?
We need an education system that promises more than one pathway out of high school to a good job.
A teacher was fired for using the N-word, saying her students "are going to get shot."
When a professor at the University of Pennsylvania was asked to sign on to a joint letter to President-elect Donald Trump asking him to condemn a racist incident on campus, she felt her opinion was unwelcome.
Professors at the University of Pennsylvania wrote a letter to president-elect Donald Trump in the wake of a racist incident on campus
Montgomery County schools chief Jack Smith says walkouts “must cease” and students should remain in school.
Democrats for Education Reform says the president-elect's agenda threatens vulnerable kids.
Carl Conyers, a 21-year-old student at the University of Houston, was last seen on Tuesday.
A few may be useful, but necessary? Nope, this teacher argues.
Superintendent Karen Garza plans to leave Nov. 23, three weeks early.
They can't get a break.
Vocational graduates of public colleges earn nearly $9,000 more than those who attended comparable programs at for-profit institutions, the Education Department said in a report.
Video shows police officer straddling the student's head, handcuffing him, during protest involving hundreds of D.C. high school students.
Police are examining whether man had proper gun permit and if he threatened students.
Students are pressuring universities to protect undocumented students when Donald Trump becomes president. While some students celebrated Trump's win, others were in tears, worried about the threat of deportation for themselves or their families.
And some supporters don't like it.
Kaya Henderson said she was unaware she was breaking the rules and agreed to the censure.
High school student wearing a “Make America Great Again” hat argued with a group of students protesting the outcome of the presidential election, was taken to a hospital.
University of Pennsylvania officials said that a man was able to get access to students' contact information because he had accepted an offer of admission and joined a private group Facebook page for members of the class of 2020.
University of Oklahoma student implicated in racist group texts to Penn freshmen is no longer a student
Thousands of alumni and professors have called on Donald Trump to condemn the racist incident.