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Donna St. George
Starr asks for extra funding for teachers and initiatives, seeks $2.28 billion as county enrollment grows.
The Answer Sheet
Henderson, a potential candidate for top schools job in New York City, confirms call with new mayor.
Nelson Mandela insisted that reconciliation in South Africa be underpinned by the truth about the country’s past. The U.S. does a worse job teaching its racial history.
When we say students need more grit, we are telling disadvantaged children they need to try harder. Four reasons why that’s wrong.
Board members said they were pleased with the new CEO’s presentation.
Contractor’s error forces Education Dept. to throw out study; data from some schools were not included.
This week, kids as young as kindergartners are trying free online tutorials on the basics of writing code.
American University was on lockdown Wednesday night because a man with a gun was spotted on campus. Here are the lessons learned.
The board’s vice president, Phil Kauffman, will succeed Christopher Barclay as president.
The investment comes after years of pressure from parents.
A new study on users raises big questions about effectiveness.
Incident in South Africa brings attention to scholars of interpretation at Gallaudet University
In New York, Louisiana, Missouri and in just about every other state.
The stickers were meant to poke fun at a PSAT question.
Report gives parents, policymakers a new way to compare traditional and charter schools side-by-side.
John King gets a rare friendly audience on his “listening tour” to talk about the Common Core.
T. Rees Shapiro
School year calendar has no major changes, despite push to add Veterans Day as a holiday.
Cashell Elementary and Robert Goddard French Immersion receive recognition.
Kiplinger’s publishes a new list of top 100 colleges ranked on “best value” — an inherently subjective exercise.
Michael Alison Chandler
Other school districts in the region set the limit at $25 for either gifts or disclosure of presents.
See which districts have the biggest “market share” of students.
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.
U-Va.’s accrediting body has lifted the warning it placed on the elite public school last year.
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.
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