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It is one of the most popular perks taking hold in corporate America, and soon employers everywhere could be incentivized to help their workers pay down student loans.
Local school boards have slowed adoption of the charter concept in the state.
Schools systems in Montgomery and Pr. George’s finalize their 2017-2018 calendars.
A look at math technology that actually helps students learn -- and some that doesn't.
This signals his priority of expanding school choice.
Fairfax County Public Schools announced Feb. 13 that Principal Alex Case and an assistant principal, Michelle Lyttle, were on leave. The school system has offered no explanation for why they went on leave.
Education Secretary Betsy DeVos drew sharp criticism with comments linking the rise of historically black colleges and universities to "school choice" rather than a reaction to racism.
Leaders of the colleges say they are cautiously optimistic, but they worry about funding.
Education secretary's statement on historically black colleges draws criticism.
And some good news for the science education world.
Denisha Merriweather attended private school with a tax-credit scholarship — a form of voucher.
Trump and DeVos have made clear they want to promote vouchers and other school choice options.
He's not the first celebrity — or even the first rapper — to get involved in some fashion in education.
Juliet Evancho is one of numerous students pressing their schools on transgender rights policies.
Washington-area colleges among top-ranked for schools sending grads abroad.
"Rather than take on traditional civil rights concerns, I would expect they will identify fringe issues to pursue,” said Derek Black.
The calls against schools come as Jewish institutions see rapid rise in hate messaging
President Trump reportedly is planning an executive order related to HBCUs.
Study from UCLA urges the city to take more steps to diversify its campuses.
Georgia credit recovery test let students redo their answers after being told which ones were wrong