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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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A teacher's nine wishes for 2017

January 4, 2017 - 1:00am
"Every student. Not the chosen few, the wealthy few, the privileged few, the profitable few. Every student."
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New York takes a stab at debt-free college, covering tuition for families earning less than $125,000

January 4, 2017 - 1:00am
New York Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo is proposing to cover tuition for low- and middle-income students at state colleges and universities.
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Former students fight for a stake in ITT Educational Services bankruptcy

January 4, 2017 - 1:00am
A group of former students at ITT Technical Institutes filed a lawsuit against the parent company to ensure participation in bankruptcy proceedings.
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She started college as a single mother at age 18. Now she has a diploma.

January 2, 2017 - 1:00am
Emerita Ayala just graduated from George Mason University. She’s 23, and her son is 8.
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Debate over school start times flares anew

January 2, 2017 - 1:00am
Montgomery County principals describe toll of new bell times on children in the early grades.
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Liberal arts education in the Age of Trump

January 1, 2017 - 1:00am
A college president talks up teamwork, communication and critical thinking.
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Colleges must be intelligent about intelligence studies

January 1, 2017 - 1:00am
A former CIA intelligence officer offers a view on his field's place in academia.
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