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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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Voters rejected an effort to expand charter schools in Massachusetts, one of the nation's most expensive ballot initiatives.
In honor of Election Day, 10 history questions.
With Virginia facing a $1.5 billion budget shortfall, public colleges and universities are looking for ways to offset the likely loss of state funding without raising tuition and fees next fall.
Jurors found that reporter, magazine, defamed Nicole Eramo with “actual malice” in story that included debunked account of a gang rape at a fraternity.
A Virginia-based company is connecting schools with local industry to bring healthy and local alternatives to school fundraising.
The contest was sponsored by the American Statistical Society.
A ballot initiative in Massachusetts could affect the national charter debate.
Higher education is an “experience good,” meaning students don’t know what they are buying until after they experience it.
A Schools of Opportunity winner.
The proposed spending rule could affect schools nationwide.
Elections don’t help us fix schools, maybe for good reasons.
Many feel “devalued” in their school communities.
In many schools, it has unleashed a wave of explicit hate and intimidation for educators to address.
Harvard's decision could "shift the culture of men's college sports teams."
The mother of a sixth-grader files a federal complaint, saying girls are unfairly targeted.
Why can't teachers be compensated fairly? 'The answer shouldn’t be to tell those who love their career and love their students to leave for a higher-paying job or shut up about it already. '
'In a presidential campaign season in which analysts have tallied candidates’ interruptions of each other, and the public has questioned whether debates require mature audiences ratings, politicians could stand to take some civic cues from high school students.'
One in a series of interviews.