Report finds disparities in local per-pupil spending

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.

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Federal probes into college sexual assaults skyrocket in past few months

Federal probes into college sexual assaults skyrocket in past few months

The rapidly rising number of federal investigations poses challenges for the Obama administration.

The glue that really holds a school together -- and that reformers ignore

The glue that really holds a school together -- and that reformers ignore

It is easy to forget about this in the era of competition and big data.

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Why increasing content is tough in Montgomery schools

One official says teachers don’t want more content. Another says they need it. But they must have help.

$140,000 legal bill for credit-card review puts school board under fire

The Montgomery school board president defended hiring outside lawyers to examine spending.

#WhyIrefuse

Tweets showing why parents, teachers and others don’t want their children taking high-stakes tests anymore.

Teacher denies allegations of anti-Muslim rhetoric

A Maryland public school teacher accused of anti-Muslim rhetoric calls it a misunderstanding.

Elementary students lobby D.C. Council for an official rock

Elementary students lobby D.C. Council for an official rock

Under the guidance of David Catania, a science project turns into a civics lesson for Eaton Elementary pupils.

Ex-Pr. George’s superintendent resigns in Los Angeles

Ex-Pr. George’s superintendent resigns in Los Angeles

John E. Deasy served in Maryland for just over two years, then joined the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.

Montgomery proposes changes to enrollment guidelines

Schools chief wants to increase high school maximums and early grade classroom capacity as population grows.

‘E’ stands for Ebola. What does ‘S’ stand for? Scaring students.

‘E’ stands for Ebola. What does ‘S’ stand for? Scaring students.

Precautions when necessary are fine. Precautions when not necessary fuel fear.

What the Common Core standards can’t do

What the Common Core standards can’t do

Common sense says that getting schooling right begins with getting the curriculum right.

Why the ‘coding for all’ movement is more than a boutique reform

Why the ‘coding for all’ movement is more than a boutique reform

Think of learning to code as Cursive 2.0.

Group calls for more investment in after-school programs

An Afterschool Alliance study finds that many D.C. families lack access to after-school programs.

D.C. teachers share tips for implementing Common Core

Day-long conference gave charter and traditional school teachers a rare chance to work together.

Pr. Geo.’s residents ask for more parent engagement in schools

Several at budget forum ask for more resources to help engage and inform parents.

Report: Anti-bullying policies fall short for some D.C. charters

A nonprofit commissioned by the city looked at compliance with the Youth Bullying Prevention Act of 2012.

Oops, never mind: Why a major university retracted report on charter schools

Oops, never mind: Why a major university retracted report on charter schools

A cautionary tale about university ‘research.’

The best way for students to become writers

The best way for students to become writers

The answer may surprise you.

Ebola could test commitment to academic exchange

Exchange advocates predict colleges will maintain open-door policies despite outbreak in West Africa

Student enrollment in Pr. George’s rises again

Student enrollment in Pr. George’s rises again

Amid efforts to overhaul the school system, the county has seen two straight years of growth.

Family in Anne Arundel pastry gun case loses board appeal

Boy, then 7, was suspended after chewing his breakfast pastry into a gun shape.

With standardized tests under attack, officials pledge to scrap some of them

With standardized tests under attack, officials pledge to scrap some of them

Education leaders promised to evaluate annual tests and get rid of poor-quality and redundant exams.

In lawsuit, educators claim principal was discriminatory

Former Bailey’s Elementary educators claim principal degraded them, made racial comments.

Area schools asking about student travel to West Africa

Area schools asking about student travel to West Africa

School officials asking about travel histories of those with signs of fever in effort to prevent spread of Ebola.

Charter school operator encounters opposition to location

Charter school operator encounters opposition to location

The D.C. charter school board delays a vote on full authorization while Rocketship addresses concerns.

Campbell Brown, Wendy Kopp support D.C. school board candidate

Campbell Brown, Wendy Kopp support D.C. school board candidate

A sleepy school board race in D.C. is attracting outside money.