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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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More than 20 students were suspended at a Virginia high school Thursday for wearing clothing emblazoned with the confederate flag, school officials said.
All 16 KIPP charter schools in the District will be closed on Sept. 23 for the second day of the Pope's visit to Washington, and other charter schools also plan to close due to expected traffic congestion.
Christie New Craig, the chairman of the Chesapeake School Board in Chesapeake, Va., posted a cartoon on Aug. 4 that some are calling Islamophobic.
Not enough people know of a critical way to manage student debt. And it’s the government’s fault, GAO says.
A new report from the GAO suggests the Education Department and its contractors are doing a poor job of making borrowers aware of repayment plans.
International students drove enrollment up at graduate schools across the country from 2013 to 2014.
Two members of the Fairfax County School Board argue that deeper and deeper budget cuts threaten the system's ability to deliver a top-notch education.
To a summit for big-time philanthropists at Stanford University, which specifies who can and can't come.
Did doubling the number of KIPP students around the country weaken the largest charter school network?
Ohio didn’t like its students’ Common Core test scores — so it changed the passing grade
Officials decided to use a lowered standard for deciding what is "proficient" after very few students reached that level under the test's scoring guidelines.
After a racial slur was yelled at him, the president of the Missouri Students Association spoke out against bigotry of all kinds on campus
The school was briefly evacuated, but it has been cleared and deemed safe, a D.C. schools official said.