Main menu

Education News from Washington Post

Subscribe to Education News from Washington Post feed
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: 19 hours 55 min ago

Are summer ‘camps’ the next frontier in helping disadvantaged students catch up?

July 27, 2016 - 4:20pm
Summer classes, poetry, theater, field trips aim to shrink academic and “opportunity” gaps for black, Hispanic students, amid a new push to avoid summer learning loss.
Categories: Education News

Physicist’s tumultuous life reveals China’s education flaws

July 27, 2016 - 4:20pm
Fang Lizhi used humor to illuminate tragedies before he fled to the United States.
Categories: Education News

Why charter schools get public education advocates so angry

July 27, 2016 - 4:20pm
Why placing the adjective 'public' in front of 'charter' is an affront to those who deeply believe in the mission of public schools.
Categories: Education News

Meet Tim Kaine's wife, a longtime child welfare advocate and Virginia's secretary of education

July 27, 2016 - 4:20pm
A lawyer by training, Anne Holton has long worked on behalf of children in foster care.
Categories: Education News

Five lessons I learned the hard way from the college application process

July 27, 2016 - 4:20pm
A college-bound freshman writes about how she navigated the admissions process, and what she learned along the way.
Categories: Education News

'All these teachers do is whine' - and other myths

July 27, 2016 - 4:20pm
What's true and not true.
Categories: Education News

Online education programs aim to stop sexual assault before it occurs

July 27, 2016 - 4:20pm
Washington-based EverFi acquired LawRoom and will provide assault-prevention programs to 1,300 campuses.
Categories: Education News

Think teachers can't be fired because of unions? Surprising results from new study.

July 27, 2016 - 4:20pm
What if highly unionized districts actually fired more teachers than others?
Categories: Education News

A rather unusual collaboration: Amazon teams up with Wells Fargo on private student loan deal

July 27, 2016 - 4:20pm
Wells Fargo is offering Amazon.com customers discounted interest rates on private student loans, creating a partnership with the online retail giant at a time when private lenders are losing market share to the federal government.
Categories: Education News

Pages

Stay Connected with NCSS:   Follow NCSSNetwork on TwitterFaceBook.png rss_0.gif Visit us on Pinterest