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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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The new training model aims to move away from professional development that is often costly and a waste of time.
Mayim Bialik met middle school students in Fairfax County, Va., to promote science, technology, engineering and math education.
The Ivy League athletic suspensions — as well as one at Amherst College — happened within weeks of each other.
Deal closed Thursday, capping a year-long controversy over the fate of displaced residents.
Fifty-one colleges and universities are participating in a pilot to test the effectiveness of adding more counseling sessions and using a variety of tools to help students manage their debt.
While other professions have seen compensation growth, teachers’ salaries have stagnated for four decades.
The for-profit college company is resolving allegations that it lied about the employment and earnings of its graduates in numerous radio, television, online and print advertisements.
Program champions support and direct involvement in the lives of young men of color.
Liberty University plans to open a shooting complex on campus.
A persistent racial wealth gap, waning investment in higher education and limited institutional resources are driving up the rate of borrowing at historically black colleges and universities, the report says.
Montgomery GOP leader says high school Republican club targeted; school officials say a disagreement during a discussion was involved.
Banks are still peddling accounts riddled with fees to college students, taking advantage of a loophole in regulations meant to curb controversial financial agreements that yield millions of dollars for universities.
U.S. Army Captain killed in a car-bombing in 2004 will be honored with a plaque at the Rotunda on U-Va.' s campus.
At a K12 meeting scheduled for Dec. 15, shareholders are going to ask for a vote on whether the company should be required to publicly disclose details about its lobbying efforts in various states.
"Defending your people is a social duty not an anti-social crime," one read.
DeVos's political action committee was fined $5.3 million for campaign finance violations in Ohio eight years ago, but never paid the debt.
A lawyer anticipates that a Trump administration is likely to transform the way sexual assault allegations are handled on college campuses, giving greater deference to law enforcement and requiring more evidence
'We have adopted a national myth that neighborhoods are segregated “de facto;” i.e., because of income differences, individual preferences, a history of private discrimination, etc.'
'The sort of company we wish to keep’: More than 1,500 academics ask to join controversial 'Professor Watchlist'
Critics say the watch list — which is run by a conservative group and names academics they believe are advancing “leftist propaganda” in classrooms — is an assault on academic freedom.
Report calls for a bipartisan panel to look at the federal early education program for poor children.