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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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Racist GroupMe messages sent to some black students at the University of Pennsylvania appear to have originated in Oklahoma, according to UPenn officials
Children practice breathing at a Baltimore elementary school, and fewer land in the principal’s office.
He wrote about it in one of his books, and said he wasn't proud of it.
Will block scheduling — an attractive but unproductive fad — hurt their kids?
D.C. Public Schools is spending $1.7 million for its Empowering Males of Color initiative.
An Ivy League economist challenges the notion that Donald Trump's election caused chaos for students who supported Hillary Clinton.
Some at left-leaning campuses are stunned by the Republican’s victory, while supporters celebrate.
Racist social media messages sent to several black freshmen included a “daily lynching” calendar and a reference to Sigma Alpha Epsilon, a fraternity that had an OU chapter that was previously accused of racism.
Social class plays a role in whether students will graduate from college. Now evidence from a new study finds that class also plays a role in the job market after college.
A protest against Trump at the University of Central Missouri was interrupted by counter-protesters. How the confrontation ended was surprising.
Swastikas, blackface and name-calling worry administrators, students and parents.
The tax was projected to deliver $67 million to the school system to support teacher salary increases.
One possibility is dipping into the previously secret strategic investment fund.
University of Pennsylvania officials said the Group Me texts originated in Oklahoma, and they are trying to cut the account off.
The incident at a Bethesda, Md. school is the second in the past two weeks.
In Indiana, Pence boosted taxpayer-funded options that give parents more school choice, potentially a central element of the Trump administration’s approach to national education.
Some blast Baltimore County schools chief and call for his resignation.
The NAACP said it has received reports about students "being spit on, attacked, and called names because of their race or perceived Immigrant status" at York County School of Technology.
Student at Atholton High posted photo and racial epithet on social media.
A pediatric occupational therapist says the restrictions being put on young children's play is hurting their growth.