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Actress/activist Ruby Dee dies at 91
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Big change to frequent flyer programs
My sister inspired The Fault in Our Stars
A new study compares per-pupil spending in the Washington region.
D.C. charters are the top spenders, while Prince George’s County Public Schools spends the least per student.
The Answer Sheet
The rapidly rising number of federal investigations poses challenges for the Obama administration.
It is easy to forget about this in the era of competition and big data.
One official says teachers don’t want more content. Another says they need it. But they must have help.
Donna St. George
The Montgomery school board president defended hiring outside lawyers to examine spending.
Tweets showing why parents, teachers and others don’t want their children taking high-stakes tests anymore.
Clap. That’s a wrap in Los Angeles.
A Maryland public school teacher accused of anti-Muslim rhetoric calls it a misunderstanding.
Michael Alison Chandler
Under the guidance of David Catania, a science project turns into a civics lesson for Eaton Elementary pupils.
Ovetta Wiggins and Lyndsey Layton
John E. Deasy served in Maryland for just over two years, then joined the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.
Schools chief wants to increase high school maximums and early grade classroom capacity as population grows.
Precautions when necessary are fine. Precautions when not necessary fuel fear.
Common sense says that getting schooling right begins with getting the curriculum right.
Think of learning to code as Cursive 2.0.
It was short but not sweet.
An Afterschool Alliance study finds that many D.C. families lack access to after-school programs.
Day-long conference gave charter and traditional school teachers a rare chance to work together.
Several at budget forum ask for more resources to help engage and inform parents.
Here’s a case study.
A nonprofit commissioned by the city looked at compliance with the Youth Bullying Prevention Act of 2012.
Yes, it is.
A cautionary tale about university ‘research.’
The answer may surprise you.
Exchange advocates predict colleges will maintain open-door policies despite outbreak in West Africa
Amid efforts to overhaul the school system, the county has seen two straight years of growth.
Boy, then 7, was suspended after chewing his breakfast pastry into a gun shape.
Education leaders promised to evaluate annual tests and get rid of poor-quality and redundant exams.
T. Rees Shapiro
Former Bailey’s Elementary educators claim principal degraded them, made racial comments.
T. Rees Shapiro, Victoria St. Martin and Donna St. George
School officials asking about travel histories of those with signs of fever in effort to prevent spread of Ebola.
The D.C. charter school board delays a vote on full authorization while Rocketship addresses concerns.
A sleepy school board race in D.C. is attracting outside money.
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