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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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Nearly a half-million people are borrowing $5 billion a year to pursue advanced degrees from for-profit colleges and universities, even as the industry is reeling from investigations.
The assertion marks the first time the FBI has said publicly that terrorist influences might have sparked the attack in Columbus that wounded 11 people.
FBI officials say they believe Ohio State student was influenced by the Islamic State and radical clerics in an attack that has shaken the community.
The price tag on a popular student loan repayment program is far larger than the Education Department estimates, the Government Accountability Office says.
Montgomery County incident is the most recent in a string of hate-based vandalism acts.
More than 70 sign a statement pledging to continue to educate a vulnerable student population.
Two women contend university is reluctant to investigate off-campus sexual assaults
The choice of Betsy DeVos, well known for her views on K-12 education, sent college officials scrambling just before the long Thanksgiving weekend to find anything DeVos might have said about higher education.
The Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study, known as TIMSS, is an assessment given every four years to students in fourth and eighth grades in dozens of education systems around the world. It was last given in 2015, and the results were just released. Here they are, as described by my Post colleague Emma […]
A veteran teachers looks at the news .... Court rulings, Trump, DeVos, charter schools and more.