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American 15-year-olds below average in math, average in science, slightly better in reading.
The Answer Sheet
More students passed AP exams while SAT scores dipped slightly.
Michael Alison Chandler
They tell school officials that they’re looking for someone focused and experienced.
Donna St. George
After two months, comments largely support changes to Montgomery’s high school start times.
Teaching is both craft and profession -- and more.
The Education Department’s Federal Register notice is revealing.
New analysis shows that average debt was $29,400 for class of 2012, up from $23,450 four years earlier.
Benchmarks scores will be set, and for each part of the test that the students hit the benchmark, $50 will be paid.
Donna Hathaway-Beck resigned three months ago; Baker has not appointed anyone yet to that seat.
$9 million in gifts marks a significant boost for San Francisco nonprofit Education Superhighway.
Education Department launches a Web site to publicize financial aid information.
It’s taking longer to rewrite than originally predicted.
Students mostly get ‘A’s at Harvard College.
Emma Brown and Mike DeBonis
The independent’s move adds a new dimension to the city’s already crowded 2014 mayoral race.
Her take on the international test results.
The measure passed unanimously on first reading and appears almost certain to win final approval.
Council member’s non-binding resolution calls uneven city middle schools “unsustainable and unjust.”
Virginia’s Board of Education requests funds to get separate results for the next international test.
Is PISA a ‘powerful tool’? It depends on whom you ask.
With primary set for June, three incumbents say they will run again.
The new PISA results are in.
The 1994 crime bill made prisoners ineligible for a key federal student aid program.
By the numbers.
How should it respond?
Parents at overcrowded public schools want to delay a decision until new school boundaries are decided.
Inmates can earn college credit through program offered at men’s and women’s prisons in Jessup.
A grant to a Catholic education organization for Common Core implementation has sparked criticism from other Catholics.
T. Rees Shapiro
A chemical spill at South Lakes High School forced areas of the building to be closed for part of the morning.
Administration goes backwards on ensuring all children have equal access to good teachers.
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