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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
Six students in an Arlington Career Center video class won first prize for a 30-second video about the district.
After allegations of a gang rape at a fraternity, students advocate for major changes regarding sexual assault.
Positions taken on more than a dozen topics, including charters, construction and safety.
It’s substituting one test for another.
Students can’t afford for their most effective teachers to “leave the bench” in order to contribute to the profession.
Michael Alison Chandler
Some schools are having success by sharing traditional class time with computer-based learning.
Erich Martel, a former D.C. teacher with investigative credentials, suspects rule violations.
A Q&A with a Chicago public school principal
The conventional wisdom tells only a slice of what really happened.
D.C. Public Schools seize an opportunity to sell their programs to parents on the hunt.
“We are better than we have been described,” Sullivan said in a letter, released after student protests.
Donna St. George
The county’s board added $223.3 million in funding amid continuing enrollment growth.
Mike DeBonis and T. Rees Shapiro
The suspension — coming days after a Rolling Stone account of a gang rape in 2012 — will continue until the spring semester begins Jan. 9.
Here’s the way to find out how many schools are named after the presidents.
The New York State Education Department forges ahead without regard for the facts, principal says.
He’s the second to leave in two years.
Rolling Stone article’s claims of a brutal rape and how the case may have been handled cause a stir.
A security breach in the Prince George’s school system exposed employees’ personal data.
Republicans overrode Democrats’ concerns.
The report raises provocative questions about whether the community gave deference to his family because they were white.
State senator tried to get special consideration for children of U-Md employees in charter admissions
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.
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.
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