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Mich. ban on affirmative action upheld
A new bid to remake Marine One
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Tuition and fees for Virginians at the public flagship university would be nearly $13,000 in coming year.
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Here’s a look at how Supreme Court decisions on race and admissions are rippling through higher education.
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The school is looking at e-mails, disclosed last week, that discuss assault, parties and rape.
T. Rees Shapiro
Homeowners would see average tax increase of $352 next year; schools funding would increase 3 percent.
An editor of mine looked at it and said, ‘It’s hard.’
The ups and downs of the SAT.
It ruled that Michigan’s ban on race-conscious college admissions is constitutional.
Donna St. George
Montgomery deputy superintendent is expected to take over in Hartford, Conn., in July.
Michael Alison Chandler
The school budget plan could eliminate the jobs of the county’s 19 trained sex ed instructors.
A veteran teacher writes about the reality in schools today.
New proposals under consideration in Fairfax County could push back high school start times.
About 65 percent of the new students are eligible for free and reduced-priced meals
The College Board, once a champion of aptitude testing,now promotes the SAT as an achievement test.
Elementary, English, ESOL, math, science, Montessori, Spanish and Special Education teachers wanted.
The board is slated to vote to approve or deny each proposal on May 19.
Project officials blame critics.
This novel idea about how they can use their cash is as reasonable as anything reformers are doing now.
A cognitive scientist takes issue with a popular story about how online reading is affecting the human brain.
A nationally representative survey of teachers tells us.
Wait lists are getting longer, but you can still win the heart of the college you love. Just write a letter.
Erica Berry, a lawyer, previously served in D.C. public schools and Health and Human Services Dept.
Schools across the region offer classes in various disciplines: health care, finance, media, public safety.
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A librarian explains why she is sick of assaults on public schools.
A coalition of religious leaders oppose “One Newark“ plans.
What a veteran educator learned from a 17-year-old named Eddy about school reform.
The county School Board may cut funding to transport students to the magnet high school in Fairfax County.
Following a series of suicides, the Woodson community is working to prevent more loss.
T. Rees Shapiro and Justin Jouvenal
The Fairfax County school’s parents want to prevent more suicides after six student deaths in three years.
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