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A group of first-graders from Two Rivers Elementary School was on a field trip.
The commencement speech is scheduled for Wednesday. She was invited to speak by the president of Bethune-Cookman University in Florida.
But there is a caveat of sorts.
The approach is meant to teach, not to penalize.
The development of teachers matters at these schools.
After leaked Snapchats showed Trump's visage being beaten into the grass on school property, Roosevelt High was shut down over a security threat.
The private student loan giant is offering customers free access to a tutoring and study service provided by an online learning marketplace.
'We can either train students to pass assessments that make teachers and bureaucrats happy, or we can help them learn how to think and write in ways that will allow them to operate effectively in the world. We can't do both.'
How a high-stakes test affects medical education and students studying to be doctors.
Often, families that don't qualify for need-based financial aid are not wealthy enough to pay full tuition.
Some university leaders and advocates expressed alarm at a statement Trump made Friday in which he questioned whether a funding source for such schools was constitutional.
More than 500 Prince George’s school employees have been off the job this year after allegations of child abuse or neglect.
Thomas Jefferson High in Fairfax County is building a tiny satellite to launch next year.
After bananas were found hanging from nooses on campus, students came together to respond.
The President will deliver his first graduation address at nation’s largest Christian university.
The latest in a series about the Schools of Opportunity project, which honors schools that seek to close education gaps through research-based programs, not test scores.
A Penn State student's fraternity associates did not call for help until many hours after he was ordered to drink excessively at the fraternity and fell multiple times, a grand jury investigation concluded. He died of his injuries.
Zachary Ruff faces a hearing that could result in his termination, the school district in Pennsylvania said.
The university joins a growing lists of its peers in moving older retirees off of employee-sponsored plans.
An explanation of how Jay Mathews assembles his America’s Most Challenging High Schools list.