Fairfax suicides, including three girls’, stun community

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As a family mourns 16-year-old Cara Golias, a federal and county study into risk factors begins.

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Arlington students recognized for video about district

Six students in an Arlington Career Center video class won first prize for a 30-second video about the district.

U-Va. student leaders hoping to foster culture change

U-Va. student leaders hoping to foster culture change

After allegations of a gang rape at a fraternity, students advocate for major changes regarding sexual assault.

Pr. George’s school board approves its legislative agenda

Positions taken on more than a dozen topics, including charters, construction and safety.

How principals can avoid ‘administrator-itis’

How principals can avoid ‘administrator-itis’

Students can’t afford for their most effective teachers to “leave the bench” in order to contribute to the profession.

‘Blended-learning’ programs growing in D.C.

‘Blended-learning’ programs growing in D.C.

Some schools are having success by sharing traditional class time with computer-based learning.

Do some D.C. charter schools have too many white kids?

Do some D.C. charter schools have too many white kids?

Erich Martel, a former D.C. teacher with investigative credentials, suspects rule violations.

How Ferguson became Ferguson

How Ferguson became Ferguson

The conventional wisdom tells only a slice of what really happened.

First D.C.-wide public schools fair draws thousands

D.C. Public Schools seize an opportunity to sell their programs to parents on the hunt.

Statement from U-Va. President Teresa Sullivan

“We are better than we have been described,” Sullivan said in a letter, released after student protests.

Montgomery hikes school budget by $223 million

The county’s board added $223.3 million in funding amid continuing enrollment growth.

U-Va. fraternities suspended in light of alleged sex assaults

U-Va. fraternities suspended in light of alleged sex assaults

The suspension — coming days after a Rolling Stone account of a gang rape in 2012 — will continue until the spring semester begins Jan. 9.

How many schools are still named after President John F. Kennedy?

How many schools are still named after President John F. Kennedy?

Here’s the way to find out how many schools are named after the presidents.

Principal uncovers flawed data in her state’s official education reports

Principal uncovers flawed data in her state’s official education reports

The New York State Education Department forges ahead without regard for the facts, principal says.

U-Va. campus addresses sexual-assault allegations

U-Va. campus addresses sexual-assault allegations

Rolling Stone article’s claims of a brutal rape and how the case may have been handled cause a stir.

Pr. George’s school workers’ data exposed

A security breach in the Prince George’s school system exposed employees’ personal data.

Texas approves social studies textbooks criticized as inaccurate and biased

Republicans overrode Democrats’ concerns.

Report: Schools enabled mother of Sandy Hook killer to ‘appease’ him

Report: Schools enabled mother of Sandy Hook killer to ‘appease’ him

The report raises provocative questions about whether the community gave deference to his family because they were white.

Charter school official questioned about changes sought

State senator tried to get special consideration for children of U-Md employees in charter admissions

Anonymous letter claims credit for vandalism at U-Va. frat house alleged to be site of rape

The ‘students’ who signed letter said they will escalate action.

Prince William board approves enrollment boundaries

Vote was delayed after the U.S. Department of Justice ordered changes to school map.

Paul Public Charter under investigation for testing issues

The “tier 1” D.C. middle school was not classified this year as investigation is pending.

McAuliffe urges investigation after sexual assault allegations at U-Va.

McAuliffe urges investigation after sexual assault allegations at U-Va.

Va.’s governor said that he was “deeply disturbed” by the account detailed in a Rolling Stone article.

A student’s plea for help -- and a superintendent’s heartfelt response

A ninth-grader says standardized tests are ruining his chance to graduate from high school, and he needs help.

Colleges face questions about undocumented students

Colleges face questions about undocumented students

President Obama’s actions underscore issues about applications for admissions and financial aid.