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Actress/activist Ruby Dee dies at 91
EXCLUSIVE | Inside Bergdahl’s journal
Big change to frequent flyer programs
My sister inspired The Fault in Our Stars
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Michael Alison Chandler and Mike DeBonis
The move caps a contentious 10-month process. About a third of public school students live in rezoned areas.
The Answer Sheet
What do standardized test scores really tell us?
The tell-tale signs, plus five ways to help kids deal with it themselves.
Look at the picture.
A teacher explains why he believes it is an opportunity and a challenge for teachers to discuss in class what is happening in Ferguson.
In one tweet.
T. Rees Shapiro
The interim member would replace Noah Simon, who announced his resignation in July.
A judge says the N.C. Legislature ‘fails’ children with its program to use state money to fund private school education.
Read what’s going on in Florida.
Education Secretary Arne Duncan Thursday announced new plans to reduce emphasis on student tests.
Thomas M. Davis III represented Northern Virginia in the U.S. House for seven terms.
Duncan announces new flexibility on teacher evaluation. Is it enough?
U.S. government projections show this is the year the white population is no longer a majority.
Here are some of the 2014 reading selections from various schools and the reasons for which they were selected.
Gov. Terry McAuliffe said he wants the state and its universities to be “out front on this issue.”
A research study about research studies comes up with a cautionary finding.
School delves into the details of a long-term relationship to resolve a sexual violence complaint.
Current and former students say disciplinary systems were unfair; others are skeptical of their claim.
Fact: Guns kill or injure a child or teen every half-hour.
‘What we must do and what we must stop doing.’
Thirteen states paid this year for 11th-graders to take the exam during the school day. More plan to follow suit.
A well-regarded annual poll conducted by Gallup finds waning support for the Common Core State Standards.
Wide-ranging Gallup surveyalso shows that trust in the nation’s public school system has evaporated.
‘There is no need for innocent children to go hungry because’ of the civic unrest in the Missouri city.
The opening of the new school year has now been postponed twice because of continuing unrest.
Support has gone down among the general public too.
Woodson High principal Jeff Yost will retire at the end of September.
Donna St. George
Montgomery seeks to provide 17,000 backpacks to students at high-poverty schools.
A teacher’s response.
Benchmarking is everywhere in education now. We benchmark students in relation to standards, schools in relation to each other, or the educational performance of our own country against higher scoring competitors. Why?
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