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Md. teachers argue there are too many concerns about the test, such as loss of instruction, tech glitches.
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Peter Cahall has made great progress at D.C.’s Wilson High. Yet his contract is not being renewed.
The school board called for a separate unisex bathroom, but one student described it as “humiliating.”
The board voted to move the H-B Woodlawn program in five years to make room for a new middle school.
George Keith Martin accused the magazine of “callous indifference” to the consequences of its rape article.
Prince George’s schools for people struggling with English shortchange longtime residents, critics say.
Obama administration considers measuring whether recent grad earn more than 200 percent of poverty level.
The U.S. Education Department releases its draft proposal to rate colleges and universities. Read the metrics being considered.
Read the letter that spells out the issues, including whether the program really helps improve academic achievement, as it promised to do when it was created.
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The Obama administration is releasing a “draft framework” of the ratings plan today.
Michael Alison Chandler
The state education board opts not to shorten the comment period on a plan for a more flexible route to a diploma.
Four charter operators will serve high-needs students in two school buildings
T. Rees Shapiro
The school district will start classes in August for the first time, getting a waiver from ‘Kings Dominion’ law.
Patrick Murphy has led Arlington Public Schools since 2009.
Maryland kindergarten teachers are pushing back on giving a new readiness test to kids.
The first word from some highly selective schools.
“We stand ready to take decisive action based on what we learn,’’ university’s rector says.
Barbara Smith, who got credentials in Canada, has operated Middleburg Community Charter since August.
Robert L. Caret will take over in July as chancellor of the University System of Maryland.
Students offer their spin on a Christmas classic: “A Christmas Story as told by Largo High School.”
Students ask Pittsburgh School Board to restore cuts to arts education.
Culpeper County student was one of 294 rejected or deferred applicants who got a mistaken welcome e-mail.
A grammar lesson.
Donna St. George
After two arrests for inappropriate touching went undisclosed for weeks, a public session is planned.
Here is the sequence of communication from Johns Hopkins University to Sam Stephenson.
How one high school senior approached her essay with help from her counselor. Plus tips on what to do and what not to do when writing the essay.
National Panhellenic Conference statement says Greek system not tone deaf to sexual assault.
Proposed regulations that would create alternate paths to graduation are still open for public comment.
The applicants to the elite school received the good — but erroneous — news after being informed earlier they had not been accepted.
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