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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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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.
'Please stop asking if school will be canceled tomorrow if @realDonaldTrump gets elected'
School says a small group of students engaged in a brief 'build the wall' chant, a rallying cry of the Trump campaign.
'Dear President-elect Trump': Immigrant students write letters asking for 'the opportunity to demonstrate we are good people'
High school students who come from Honduras, Afghanistan, the Marshall Islands and elsewhere write letters that will be sent to Trump — without their names.
The American University campus store makes an online-only transition.
Expect a push for private school vouchers and a downsizing of the Education Department.
Some students cried and worried about being deported. Others cheered change. Teachers grappled with teaching Trump after long avoiding the topic.
Students and teachers are expressing fear around the country.
St. Lawrence University statistics majors predicted the Trump triumph.