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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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Student recommended for mental health screening after drawing picture of lynching and ‘Black Lives Matter’
The 11-year-old said he intended the drawing, part of a class assignment, to show that racism is not dead.
The 2016 election cycle is unique in revealing the ugly details of democracy.
The old Ashburn Colored School building, which dates to 1892, was spray-painted with graffiti that covered three sides of the structure.
Parents of a child with autism write about their experience.
He created the 'theory of multiple intelligences.' What if Howard Gardner were U.S. education secretary?
An interview, the third in a series.
California Gov. Jerry Brown vetoes bills seeking more accountability for troubled charter-school sector
The state's charter sector has been called the "Wild West" for its lack of oversight.
The school system says the early education program will get a new name and $5.5 million in local funds.
The public school in central Virginia will be the backdrop for nationally televised event with Mike Pence and Tim Kaine.
The 14-year-old faces a petit larceny charge after he grabbed a milk in the school cafeteria.
An East Tennessee State University student was charged with civil rights intimidation after attempt to disrupt campus event.
Nearly 80,000 students of defunct for-profit giant Corinthian Colleges are facing some form of debt collection, even though the Department of Education unearthed enough evidence of fraud to forgive their student loans, says Sen. Elizabeth Warren.
The city’s school system is getting closer to meeting its goal of graduating 75 percent of its students on time.
Virginia had its highest rate in a decade; Northern Virginia remained steady.
The country's third-largest school district went on strike in 2012 for a week, and again in April for a day.
The video and transcript of Ari Bowman's speech.
Some members of state board say policies can’t be determined “by fiat” and that they are inclined to grant waivers to school districts that seek them.
The New Orleans artist's "Sallie Mae Back" video went viral earlier this year.
Ryan James Martin, 22, is protesting at Virginia Tech because he wants to be able to carry a handgun on a campus still shocked by a 2007 mass shooting.
The cameras are aimed at deterring drivers from illegally passing school buses and putting students in danger.
Racial slurs were shouted at University of Missouri students, a year after issues of race caused massive upheaval at the state flagship school