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Actress/activist Ruby Dee dies at 91
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Big change to frequent flyer programs
My sister inspired The Fault in Our Stars
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Okla. governor blasts Education Department as coercive; feds say state isn’t preparing students.
The Answer Sheet
Donna St. George and Martin Weil
Four schools have 12 confirmed or suspected cases of pertussis, a highly contagious disease.
For many U.S. college students arriving from West Africa, this year’s “back to school” routine will include a screening for Ebola.
Michael Alison Chandler
Two students at school for students with disabilities told they can’t play because they pay for private school.
Tom Torlakson seeks to appeal tenure ruling, siding with teachers unions; rival sides with plaintiffs.
Stephen Joel Trachtenberg said he did not mean to imply drunken women should be blamed if raped.
Decisions on serious discipline cases must be made within 10 days.
Victoria St. Martin
A spokesman said animal control officials put out traps for the cat, who was spotted inside the school.
Report shows links between global cities and U.S. universities through analysis of student visa data.
What are the most effective ways for schools to handle sexual assault cases and help the victims?
The state Board of Education of Vermont passes a tough resolution.
Washingtonians are reacting to the U.S. Education Department’s decision to yank the state’s NCLB waiver. Watch the video.
Parents oppose the move at a Prince George’s middle school, saying kids should have downtime to socialize.
Donna St. George
Jane Lindsay, of John Poole Middle, selected as one of seven finalists for Maryland Teacher of the Year.
Most employees at University of Virginia will not be allowed to keep reports from students confidential.
T. Rees Shapiro
Fairfax schools chief Karen Garza is among the latest to take part in the viral ALS ice bucket challenge.
School planners say first day enrollment was 154,417 in the fast-growing Maryland district.
Lease negotiations broke down twice this summer before the D.C. charter school found a home.
Pilot program is part of a school district goal to give every student a computer by 2017.
Education officials are said to be ‘pondering’ what to do with him. Really?
It’s the first county in the state to do it -- and it could lead to other districts following suit.
Nepal emerges as a top source of foreign students at Howard, reflecting globalization of higher education.
Ex-CNN anchor Campbell Brown and a New York parents advocacy group have filed similar lawsuits.
Virginia students overall saw modest math gains; more than half of state’s districts saw drop in writing exams.
Jindal argues that states were illegally coerced to adopt national academic standards.
About 370 grantees across the country have had to compete for new funds
As a teen, Raaheela Ahmed, 21, nearly defeated the then-chairman of the Prince George’s school board.
It tells you exactly what they think about the purpose of education.
Charlene Dukes begins her third year as the state prepares for Common Core-based assessments.
Not what reformers would have liked them to show.
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