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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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School enrollment surges in Clarksburg, Silver Spring, N. Bethesda

October 21, 2015 - 1:53pm
Biggest increases in school enrollment since 2007 seen at elementary schools in three areas.

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Helicopter parents are not the only problem. Colleges coddle students, too.

October 21, 2015 - 12:05pm
Some colleges plan their students' entire academic lives, protect their students from failure and give out tons of A's (43 percent of all grades).

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Are Corinthian College's former schools on the mend?

October 21, 2015 - 10:16am
The Department of Education is hailing the progress made by ECMC, but critics remain wary of the new owner and the $24 million sale of Corinthian's former campuses.

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Why teachers should reconsider their beliefs about learning

October 21, 2015 - 4:36am
'Teachers, as the saying goes, teach the way they were taught rather than the way they were taught to teach.'

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