Graham abduction suspect to be tried in Fairfax County

An undated photo of Hannah Graham.

Jesse L. Matthew Jr. could be moved to Fairfax in coming days to face charges in 2005 sexual assault.

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Teach For America and protesting Harvard students open dialogue.

Teach For America and protesting Harvard students open dialogue.

Read the letters between the opposing sides.

Fairfax’s later start times for high schools may set a trend

Fairfax’s later start times for high schools may set a trend

The county will open 25 schools later to give students more sleep while others in the nation study the issue.

Body found in Va. is confirmed
as U-Va. student Hannah Graham’s

Body found in Va. is confirmed <br>as U-Va. student Hannah Graham’s

The news ends part of the mystery surrounding the sophomore, who went missing Sept. 13.

DOJ inquiry on Pr. William school leads to new boundaries

County officials redraw the map to increase the number of minority students at a high school.

A case of censorship?

A case of censorship?

Here’s what the MIT researcher says -- and a response from ETS.

Teacher spends two days as a student and is shocked at what she learns

Teacher spends two days as a student and is shocked at what she learns

‘Teachers work hard, but I now think that conscientious students work harder. ‘

25 Fairfax County schools to delay start times

25 Fairfax County schools to delay start times

Citing a study that teens need more sleep, the school board voted to delay class start times.

Graham abduction suspect to be tried in Fairfax County

Graham abduction suspect to be tried in Fairfax County

Jesse L. Matthew Jr. could be moved to Fairfax in coming days to face charges in 2005 sexual assault.

UNC academic scandal: Not just about student-athletes

UNC academic scandal: Not just about student-athletes

Many of the students who took ‘paper classes’ for easy grades and little work were not involved in sports.

Just when things were looking bad for PARCC, they got worse

The head of the Chicago school system doesn’t want to use it this year.

Multiple cases of meningitis reported at College Park campus of U-Md.

But the university did not say how many students were sickened by the illness or when it was first reported.

Mayoral candidates talk about future of schools

Mayoral candidates talk about future of schools

In the city’s only major forum dedicated to education, candidates talk about how to plan for the future.

Average Prince George’s SAT score declines

School system officials are trying to determine what factors are causing the drop — 77 points in two years.

Read the report: 18 years of academic fraud at UNC for athletes, other students

Read the report: 18 years of academic fraud at UNC for athletes, other students

Thousands of students got free academic passes, but questions remain about who knew what and when they knew it.

Texas textbook review: ‘I’d like a Biblical check on that’

Texas textbook review: ‘I’d like a Biblical check on that’

Here’s what happened at the latest meeting of the Texas Education Agency where members reviewed new textbook submissions.

‘My erratic college visiting search’

‘My erratic college visiting search’

A high school senior talks about finding colleges where she feels she can belong.

Principal warns of possible violence at Fright Fest

Principal warns of possible violence at Fright Fest

Suitland High principal hears “chatter” about fights, is concerned about repeat of last month’s violence.

Students get dose of the blues at Strathmore arts program

Students get dose of the blues at Strathmore arts program

JazzReach’s performances dazzle 11,000 Montgomery County schools this week at the Strathmore.

Messages between teacher, detective acting as victim

The following is the text of a court document that outlines text messages.

25 great tips for teachers on how to manage a classroom

25 great tips for teachers on how to manage a classroom

For new and veteran teachers.

What Miss Fisk at Dexter School taught Ben Bradlee

What Miss Fisk at Dexter School taught Ben Bradlee

Bradlee carried with him a lesson he learned in grade school.

Expand who gets gifted services by looking for creativity

Veteran researcher Joe Renzulli says we should ask teachers and parents which kids are gifted.

D.C. college freshmen: A data portrait

D.C. college freshmen: A data portrait

Here is more detail on class of 2018 from a Washington Post survey of the city’s universities.

Actually, we do know if high-quality preschool benefits kids. What the research really says.

Actually, we do know if high-quality preschool benefits kids. What the research really says.

Despite critics who argue the cost isn’t worth the benefits, the research is clear. High-quality universal preschool does provide worthwhile long-term benefits for kids.

Teachers as ‘’conscientious objectors?’ Status sought for those who oppose high-stakes tests

Teachers as ‘’conscientious objectors?’ Status sought for those who oppose high-stakes tests

‘There is something deeply wrong with a system in which teachers and principals are afraid to act in the best interest of children.’

Teacher who flew to Dallas for Common Core seminar put on leave out of Ebola fear

Teacher who flew to Dallas for Common Core seminar put on leave out of Ebola fear

The event was 10 miles away from where three people had been diagnosed with Ebola.

Free online AP courses debut on edX Web site

The “massive open online courses” site opens a new link between Advanced Placement and colleges.

D.C. opens center to help drop-outs get back to school

Reengagement center in Northeast connects youths to services to aid them in earning a diploma or GED.