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Many charter school leaders support the switch, while Schools Chancellor Kaya Henderson does not.
The Answer Sheet
Gray’s proposal would send nearly half of that to charter schools, which continue to be strong.
Michael Alison Chandler
Wright will retire May 1 after six years in the job.
T. Rees Shapiro
The two award recipients help children safely cross busy Fairfax County streets.
How much are they spending to win elections in states around the country?
Five students from Thomas Jefferson High earned commendations from a national science contest.
Proposals include Arabic-immersion program and an adult-ed school for high school dropouts.
The union is the American Federation of Teachers.
TFA is experimenting with a one-year training program, rather than five weeks. What does this mean?
David J. Skorton has led the vast research university since 2006.
It’s the real March Madness
More than half of the donations come from an institute and foundation connected to Michael Milken.
Donna St. George
Thousands of high school students in Montgomery failed their most recent exams, new figures show.
The organization answers critics who say five weeks isn’t enough preparation for teaching jobs.
School system to provide parents with information on students taking college courses in high school
On the impact of Common Core testing on under-served communities.
Let’s count the reasons.
Funds from the Fairfax-based Peterson Family Foundation will help Prince George’s County schools.
How educators and analysts are sizing the up changes to the college admissions test.
A Prince George’s woman is a bit spooked to receive greetings from Miami — year 1946.
Three students from Montgomery Blair High School are Intel science finalists, most in the country this year.
What one family went through to stop a state from giving a standardized test to their severely disabled son.
Education activists call for congressional hearings on nation’s testing obsession.
A new study reveals the key factors.
Researchers have finally calculated testing time and found wild variations and deceptive school schedules.
‘I didn’t notice this; it took the insight and skill of a special education teacher to make the connection.’
How social emotional learning is being co-opted by ‘reformers.’
Alvin Crawley wants to improve performance, teach character and safeguard taxpayer dollars.
She attended an IB program in high school in Nairobi.
The Catholic school faces declining enrollment and rising deficits.
Federal officials say the state can give Common Core field tests and not make scores public.
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