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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: 9 hours 19 min ago
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.
As anti-Trump protests continue at colleges nationally, a petition at the University of Michigan asks that "diversity" include a diversity of political opinions.
In the wake of the election, petitions challenge university officials to provide a safe haven for students who aren't legally U.S. residents.
The academic had said, among other things, that Jews were behind the 9-11 terrorist attacks.
School board says academic year will start Sept. 5, 2017, a week later than usual.
Joining protests across the country in Clinton strongholds, Wilson High students say they want a voice despite not having a vote.
A teacher failed to immediately report it to administrators at Sligo Creek Elementary, officials say.
The Human Rights Campaign has created a new parents’ council to harness the power of personal stories.
The teacher involved has been placed on administrative leave, school officials say.
The number of students in racially isolated schools has doubled during the past decade, according to a Commonwealth Institute report.
Trump has been largely silent on higher education, but he has promised to work with Congress to reduce the cost of college.