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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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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.
A walkout at Montgomery Blair was joined by students from nearby schools.
There is a short and long answer to this.
After finding flags damaged or missing at a Veterans Day ceremony, some students held a sit-in to protect those that remained, and a debate erupted over patriotism and sacrifice in the United States.
The new chief executive of DeVry Education Group argues that for-profit colleges must work to demonstrate their value to students.
Frank Navarro, a high school teacher, was placed on paid leave after a parent complained about his teaching methods.
William Smith High School's approach is "strong collaboration among administrators, staff and students, plus investment in a school community marked by shared values and a desire to do meaningful, relevant work."
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.