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Many charter school leaders support the switch, while Schools Chancellor Kaya Henderson does not.
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Funds from the Fairfax-based Peterson Family Foundation will help Prince George’s County schools.
How educators and analysts are sizing the up changes to the college admissions test.
A Prince George’s woman is a bit spooked to receive greetings from Miami — year 1946.
Donna St. George
Three students from Montgomery Blair High School are Intel science finalists, most in the country this year.
What one family went through to stop a state from giving a standardized test to their severely disabled son.
Education activists call for congressional hearings on nation’s testing obsession.
A new study reveals the key factors.
Researchers have finally calculated testing time and found wild variations and deceptive school schedules.
‘I didn’t notice this; it took the insight and skill of a special education teacher to make the connection.’
How social emotional learning is being co-opted by ‘reformers.’
Michael Alison Chandler
Alvin Crawley wants to improve performance, teach character and safeguard taxpayer dollars.
She attended an IB program in high school in Nairobi.
The Catholic school faces declining enrollment and rising deficits.
Federal officials say the state can give Common Core field tests and not make scores public.
Eliot-Hine Middle School students quizzed Henderson onscreen to launch new T.V. broadcast program.
School officials say without a state waiver, school year could end June 19 instead of June 12.
The irony behind the administration’s latest effort to achieve ‘educational equity.’
The District sees biggest jump in participation in federal free breakfast program, far above national average.
Options would be run by D.C. Public Schools next year but later would be transferred to another operator.
The SAT college admissions test will face a challenge in attracting students who are choosing the rival exam.
The veteran educator says he can ‘no longer recognize my profession.’
The risks to student privacy are growing as more information on young people is being collected and stored.
What do you think? What’s the best — or least bad — way to make up for lost time?
A mom whose severely disabled son recently died responds to Florida’s education commissioner’s attack on testing critics.
The College Board’s revisions to the SAT admissions test underline some intriguing overlaps with the rival ACT.
Three-year agreement includes raises. Educators will pay a higher share of health care premiums.
Responsive Classroom method shows teaching kids “soft” skills leads to math, reading gains, study says.
Caitlin Gibson and Michael Alison Chandler
Middleburg Elementary, a century-old school, would become Middleburg Community Charter School.
It’s a good thing the essay is gone, but that doesn’t solve the real SAT problem.
The SAT test will revert the old top score of 1600 and make several other changes.
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