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T. Rees Shapiro
As a family mourns 16-year-old Cara Golias, a federal and county study into risk factors begins.
The Answer Sheet
By the numbers.
The ‘students’ who signed letter said they will escalate action.
It’s in the single digits.
Vote was delayed after the U.S. Department of Justice ordered changes to school map.
Michael Alison Chandler
The “tier 1” D.C. middle school was not classified this year as investigation is pending.
Va.’s governor said that he was “deeply disturbed” by the account detailed in a Rolling Stone article.
A ninth-grader says standardized tests are ruining his chance to graduate from high school, and he needs help.
President Obama’s actions underscore issues about applications for admissions and financial aid.
One person at the Pr. George’s school has the disease; no new cases have been identified since then.
Read the ‘interpretation’ of the ‘achievement levels’ for the SBAC Common Core test.
A possible 2016 GOP contender, Bush tries to thread the needle when it comes to the divisive standards.
Two officers went from room to room with weapons drawn.
Code.org teams up with Disney to offer programming lessons that include wildly popular characters from “Frozen“.
By 2018, a study finds, the area’s four counties will account for 40 percent of all enrollment in the state.
College Park Academy wanted to reserve majority of seats for students who live in College Park.
Donna St. George
A Md. middle school principal waited several weeks to tell parents of an alleged sexual offense.
The foundation had paid millions in fines to New York State for breaking the law.
Of the 127,866 students in the school district, 82,696 come from poor families, new statistics show.
The state is debating who should have control over school staffing.
From test-based accountability and no-excuses to shared responsibility and empathy.
How and what students learn need to be overhauled.
University of Virginia student is listed as a homicide victim, but a specific cause has not been determined.
State board convened a panel to see how the 2013 truancy regulations are dealing with the persistent problem.
Board also green-lights charter applicants who will compete to take over Options Public Charter School.
The school system must address a $64 million shortfall next year.
Community questions decision to place grant-funded program at Largo High School.
An open letter to parents: ‘If keeping our jobs means harming children and squelching them during a prime developmental span, then we want no part. ‘
The D.C. schools chancellor says the public school system’s budget for 2016 will focus on high schools.
New suits are challenging race-conscious admission policies at the two prestigious universities.
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