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House, Senate negotiators reach budget deal
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Donna St. George
Not as popular as chocolate milk and less nutritious than unflavored milk, pink drink to be removed in January.
The Answer Sheet
T. Rees Shapiro
With a projected $132 million shortfall next year, officials want to operate more efficiently.
Mayoral candidates shouted down by educators, activists at ‘National Day of Action’ event.
Students as young as kindergarten are writing computer code, as part of a national campaign.
U-Va.’s accrediting body has lifted the warning it placed on the elite public school last year.
Michael Alison Chandler
Researchers used a “Do You Know” scale” to measure how much family history teens know.
The number of school districts with at least 20 percent of students enrolled in charters has jumped, survey says
Only New Orleans and Detroit have a higher proportion of kids in charter schools.
Montgomery superintendent Joshua Starr answers a pop quiz and says he spends much of his time in meetings.
A mathematician explains why he opposes the Common Core math standards.
Nations and school systems that did well on PISA are concentrating on early childhood education.
Untangling a web of philanthropic money going to the Core.
Cottage industry of “personal historians” will turn family stories into a film or a book.
Johns Hopkins, Michigan and six other schools report more than $1 billion a year in R&D spending.
Idea comes months after former member used district-issued card to pay utility bills.
The ‘National Day of Action’ .’
Officials will provide an archaeological update; community can respond.
He’s been talking to and about a number of people but this was his first choice.
Monique Davis talks about her return to the county and the challenges facing the school system.
Study “The Almanac of American Politics” to find peace of mind in stressful college hunt.
He actually drew parallels between South African apartheid and D.C. political restrictions.
The Ed Department’s agenda has faltered on expanding access that poor and language-minority kids have to great teachers.
Lessons learned from the botched rollout of iPads in Los Angeles schools.
It’s called “His Day Is Done.“
Henderson and de Blasio hold very different views on school reform.
A linguist explains we need to change the way we view the words ‘school’ and ‘schooling.’
What we can’t learn from other countries.
The popular game at Blair, which some liken to tag, draws scrutiny in a time of new security awareness.
The former homeland secretary expressed doubt that the initiative can compare schools meaningfully.
The board voted 9 to 3 to acquire the commercial office building and convert it into a school.
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