Police ask property owners to search for signs of U-Va. student

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At a 3 p.m. news conference, Police Chief Timothy J. Longo focuses on finding Hannah Graham.

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UMUC cybersecurity team wins international event

UMUC cybersecurity team wins international event

Cyber Padawans, as the university’s squad is known, captures first place in Global CyberLympics.

How teachers sometimes fool themselves

How teachers sometimes fool themselves

When what seems to be progressive instruction really isn’t.

D.C. chancellor: Schools on track to progress

D.C. chancellor: Schools on track to progress

“We know what we need to do, and we have what it takes to get it done,” Kaya Henderson said Tuesday.

Schools report finds large gap in MoCo diversity

Montgomery County report: Students of color make up two-thirds of enrollment; most teachers are white.

Five public and private schools in D.C. area get top honor

They have been named National Blue Ribbon Schools by the U.S. Department of Education.

What is a STEM occupation?

What is a STEM occupation?

The list.

D.C. teachers makes no endorsement in mayor’s race

WTU president says they want to work more closely with the next administration — whoever wins.

New group fights cellphone towers on school property

The Maryland Coalition Against Celltowers on School Grounds is part of a coordinated grass-roots effort.

Ben Carson: New AP U.S. history course will make kids want to ‘sign up for ISIS’

Ben Carson: New AP U.S. history course will make kids want to ‘sign up for ISIS’

The new course framework has come under strong attack by conservatives.

Prince George’s County reduces printers in schools

Teachers complain about losing instructional time as number of printers decreases by 56 percent.

Arrest in U-Va. case provides lead in ’09 slaying of student

Arrest in U-Va. case provides lead in ’09 slaying of student

Va. Tech’s Morgan Harrington vanished from a concert.

Charter takeovers offer families stability, and culture clash

Charter takeovers offer families stability, and culture clash

New approach offers a solution for communities whose schools must close: A different operator steps in.

Montgomery’s school board campaign under way

Montgomery school board candidates to come together Monday at forum in Rockville.

Are these the best and worst states for teachers?

Are these the best and worst states for teachers?

What data should be included in such a ranking?

Special education, ESL students in D.C. among least likely to graduate

Special education, ESL students in D.C. among least likely to graduate

Students with autism, emotional disabilities, intellectual disabilities -- and those learning English in high school -- all have a 50 percent or lower chance of graduating.

Need proof that a degree is worth it? Check out these high-paying majors.

Need proof that a degree is worth it? Check out these high-paying majors.

Research shows that earnings are higher for college grads. But some majors pay a lot more than others.

What it’s like to graduate from college with the lowest-paying major

What it’s like to graduate from college with the lowest-paying major

Early childhood education grads earn an average of just $27,000, often restricting the profession to the privileged.

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Should parents say no to too much homework?

It might be tough to do in high school, but elementary school is a good place to practice restraint.

How much time will new Common Core tests take to complete? A lot.

How much time will new Common Core tests take to complete? A lot.

New guidance on testing times for the PARCC exam is released and one teacher shows how many hours that will eat up at his school.

Why college freshmen need to take Emotions 101

Why college freshmen need to take Emotions 101

Too many young people are emotionally struggling and need help, experts say.

Colorado school district votes to opt most students out of Common Core testing

Colorado school district votes to opt most students out of Common Core testing

It’s the first district in the Rocky Mountain State and one of the first in the country to do so.

‘Fight club’ tweets, gun rumor alarm Fauquier High School

Report: Almost a third of student body stayed home after at least four fights in halls and threat of more violence.

JMU president versed in federal civil rights law

Jonathan R. Alger once worked for the federal agency that is now investigating the school he leads.

Campus discussions increasingly focus on sex assault

Campus discussions increasingly focus on sex assault

Rising awareness and cases like Hannah Graham’s disappearance at U-Va., lead students to talk about dangers.

Suspect in U-Va. student’s disappearance returned to Va.

Suspect in U-Va. student’s disappearance returned to Va.

Authorities say Jesse L. Matthew Jr. likely won’t be in court until at least Thursday.

Two N.Y. cities and a promise: A full ride to college

Two N.Y. cities and a promise: A full ride to college

‘Say Yes’ foundation has helped thousands from Syracuse and Buffalo go to college.

Muslim community leader raises concerns about fairness

Muslim leader asks that Islamic holidays get equal consideration from school leaders.

Why we can’t reform literacy and math all at once

Repeated efforts have come up short. Here’s why.