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Actress/activist Ruby Dee dies at 91
EXCLUSIVE | Inside Bergdahl’s journal
Big change to frequent flyer programs
My sister inspired The Fault in Our Stars
(Astrid Riecken / For The Washington Post)
Emma Brown and Wesley Robinson
Howard University interim president Wayne A.I. Frederick has been named president of the university.
The Answer Sheet
T. Rees Shapiro
Va.’s governor won’t fight decision that a state board set up for school takeovers is unconstitutional.
Lawsuit against Gov. Bobby Jindal aims to get the state’s Common Core curriculum back on track.
Two students from Suitland and Flowers high schools earn prizes for their work in art and architecture.
A school board panel makes the recommendation after disclosure of inappropriate charges by members.
It actually tells people what to say and what not to say.
Here’s the data in five charts.
Here are just some of the reasons: burnt-out teachers, kids forced into AP classes, teachers evaluated by scores of students they don’t have, etc.
Six-week program provides remediation for students who test below grade level in Prince George’s.
The plaintiffs, who argued that the closures violated children’s civil rights, plan to appeal.
Leaders of public two-year colleges say federal graduation rates give a limited picture of performance.
It’s about kindergartners and screen time.
An award-winning principal explains why the current model isn’t working.
Guess what the OECD classifies as educational ‘innovation.’
Donna St. George
Montgomery schools officials will evaluate effectiveness of report cards during the coming year.
Michael Alison Chandler
Charter school’s building deal falls through, an example of how difficult it is for charters to find suitable space.
A kindergarten homework load you won’t believe.
Board officials said the arrangement, which pays $195,000, is legal, but they have asked for ethics opinion.
Web site shows what feds do not: How students fare after transferring. Data show progress, challenges.
A mom who made the documentary ‘Race to Nowhere’ about the stresses of school tells her daughter that college isn’t a race/
Fairfax’s Jane Lipp will become the assistant superintendent for special services.
The outside expenditures of taxpayer dollars are often difficult to track.
After the fiscal year ended, the board had more than $30 million in cash left over.
‘Think of how different the school years of all kids — rich and poor -- would be if education were aligned with life, instead of tailored to the needs of Princeton statisticians.’
Poll shows broad bipartisan support for early education
Robert Simmons will be chief of innovation and research for the D.C. schools.
North Carolina opts to tweak, not abandon, state education standards.
The New American Foundation calls for wide-ranging early education initiatives.
2009 Fairfax principal of the year Deirdre Lavery will succeed Abe Jeffers at Springfield campus.
Unofficial results late Tuesday showed Tierra Jolly defeating Philip Pannell for the Ward 8 seat.
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