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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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Prince George’s has placed more than 200 employees on leave amid allegations of inappropriate conduct, abuse or neglect.
Why no CEO of a company heavily involved in the chicanery of the Great Recession of 2008 has gotten convicted while some Atlanta school employees went to jail.
Confrontations have been powerful symbols of both the challenges and the possibilities that face universities -- and the nation -- in what many believe is an increasingly volatile racial climate.
Grant Strobl says the University of Michigan's "designated pronoun” policy is another step "down this road of political correctness."
University president says schools must ensure students graduate with skills relevant for today’s workforce and an education that prepares them for an increasingly complex and unpredictable world.
The former president of the universities of Michigan and Iowa argues that states must invest again in higher ed.
A round-up of everything you need to know about repaying your student loans.
Four pieces of advice from high school counselors and college admissions officers as students and their families consider higher education.
Deputy Superintendent Steven Lockard will lead Virginia’s largest school district on an interim basis, beginning in December.
The school system switched to a contractor in 2008 in an attempt to save money.
Lyntell Washington was seven months pregnant when she was found in a ditch in Louisiana.
Students reported seeing a man with a gun on campus Thursday, but it turned out to be a Navy ROTC member with a replica rifle used in training.
'One of the most important Supreme Court Justices ever': Justices, academics dedicate Scalia Law School
Justices and academics gathered to honor the late Supreme Court justice at George Mason University's law school, which is named for him.
Democratic vice-presidential nominee Tim Kaine was among the participants.
A flood of social-media messaging about “scary clowns” has many communities on edge, but authorities say the reports are hoaxes.
It's not the first time specific costumes have been banned from schools.
The University of Virginia found rates of chronic absenteeism nearing 40 percent in some schools.
Former mayor blamed the actions of a JMU student involved in a registration drive.
Hundreds of dining hall workers at Harvard University have gone on strike after four months of negotiations over wages and health-care benefits with the Ivy League school failed to produce a new contract.
The federal agency's own objectives are at risk, the audit says.