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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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The lawsuit claims the former students at Chicago's Marist High School suffered damaged reputations and public scorn for being labeled as racists.
American higher education has evolved into a two-tiered separate and unequal system that fuels the intergenerational reproduction of white racial privilege.
Many young Latinos remain scared of his rhetoric and policy promises they feel are targeted at them.
BASIS continues its expansion overseas with a new campus planned for Prague following a recent reach into China.
Critics want Alfredo Francesconi to step down as vice president of the Roseville Community Schools Board of Education in Michigan.
Thousands of Virginians may be eligible for student loan forgiveness. And they might not even know it.
Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring on Tuesday said his office is notifying some 5,300 people who attended a chain of defunct for-profit colleges of their eligibility for federal student loan forgiveness.
An examination of why the data from PISA can be as wrong as the data was predicting the Brexit vote in Britain and the U.S. presidential election.
They include two in Montgomery County and one each in Anne Arundel, Howard, Frederick and Calvert counties.
The civil rights organization's controversial position was strongly criticized — but it isn't backing down.
Math scores drop for U.S. high schoolers while reading and science scores stay the same.
Rolling Stone wants a judge to reverse a jury's $3 million verdict in case regarding its retracted U-Va. gang rape story.
Report shows number of graduates peaked in 2013, but Hispanic graduate numbers are booming.
Chester E. Finn Jr. took the position after the resignation of S. James Gates Jr.
Sixth in a series on schools that provide opportunities for all children to succeed. This is about a high school in New York and what makes it tick.
A look at Antwan Wilson’s record in Oakland and Denver shows that the schools leader has faced opposition to his big changes.
A coalition of people who say they were defrauded by for-profit colleges is urging the Obama administration to cancel their debt before Donald Trump takes office.
Lotteries for selective programs leave millions of American students picking their futures out of a hat.
Jay Gallagher ended his life three weeks after a friend told the counselor he was suicidal, the suit says.
Why people challenge books — and why they should not be banned.
Virginia school board has assembled a committee to decide how to proceed after books were pulled from classrooms and libraries because they contain racial slurs.