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Behavior at Dartmouth tarnishing image, its president says

Behavior at Dartmouth tarnishing image, its president says

Philip J. Hanlon says his school’s promising future is “being hijacked by extreme behavior.”

Virginia Tech pays fine for failure to warn during rampage

Virginia Tech pays fine for failure to warn during rampage

University pays federal fine of $32,500 for not alerting campus during 2007 mass shooting.

SAT quiz results: Can you do better than other readers?

SAT quiz results: Can you do better than other readers?

More than 2,000 readers have completed The Washington Post’s quiz on SAT sample questions. How would you do?

What is the SAT good for?

What is the SAT good for?

The truth is that admissions offices don’t need the SAT, “old” or “new.“

Students don’t need a ‘voice.’ Here’s what they really need.

Students don’t need a ‘voice.’ Here’s what they really need.

When they say, ‘Let’s give students a voice,’ they mean, ‘let’s give them a seat at school board meetings.’ Not good enough.

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College Board releases preview of new SAT exam questions

Dreaded college admission test will debut in 2016 with less tricky vocabulary, focus on achievement.

A few ‘SAT words,’ defined

So, we knew you were wondering. What are the definitions of those “SAT words”?

Virginia Intermont College loses merger opportunity

Questions are raised about what happens next for struggling private school in southwestern part of state.

Options likely to remain open, but DCPS will not manage it

Options likely to remain open, but DCPS will not manage it

D.C. government lawyers asked a judge Tuesday to extend the term of the charter school’s receiver.

Testing resistance movement exploding around country

Testing resistance movement exploding around country

What testing reformers hope to accomplish.

Bowser makes subtle change in school boundary position

Bowser makes subtle change in school boundary position

D.C. mayoral candidate said she supported “choice sets” but days later said she was misunderstood.

Student denied access to AP would do much better here

Walter Fields’s daughter wants the toughest math course, but her N.J. school seems unimpressed.

Guess where Florida is field testing its new standardized test? (Not Florida)

Guess where Florida is field testing its new standardized test? (Not Florida)

Put this in the you-can’t-make-up-this-stuff category.

At Woodson High, numbers too high to ignore

Woodson has experienced a high rate of suicide when compared with other Fairfax schools.

Newest Fairfax school named Bailey’s Upper Elementary

Board passes on proposal to name office building being converted to school after Thurgood Marshall.

The big losers in NYC charter fight: students with disabilities

The big losers in NYC charter fight: students with disabilities

Why kids with disabilities have to move to make way for a charter school.

Frequent school moves can harm children -- study

Frequent school moves can harm children -- study

Researchers say youngsters who move a lot may have an increased risk of developing psychotic symptoms by the preteen years.

Statisticians slam popular teacher evaluation method

Statisticians slam popular teacher evaluation method

The evidence against VAM is at this point overwhelming. The refusal of school reformers to acknowledge it is outrageous.

Montgomery deputy superintendent is finalist for new job

School leader is one of two finalists for Connecticut job, with decision possible in coming week.

‘We’re real parents in a real crisis’

‘We’re real parents in a real crisis’

Why parents are working to stop the spread of charter schools in Massachusetts.

In D.C., are neighborhood schools a thing of the past?

In D.C., are neighborhood schools a thing of the past?

Gray administration proposals test whether the city is prepared to give up neighborhood schools.

Filipino teachers caught in labor dispute

About 150 foreign teachers received notice that their visas would not be renewed upon expiration.

Prince George’s charter to remain in Upper Marlboro

Decision comes after public outcry from parents about move to Forrestville.

The new school reform model: ‘dumping the losers’

The new school reform model: ‘dumping the losers’

That’s what the ‘portfolio model’ does.

An infuriating admission

An infuriating admission

What did New York education commissioner John King just say? And why does it sound like something Bill Gates said recently?

‘We refuse’

Where opting out of standardized tests is the norm.

One unconventional factor to consider when choosing a college

One unconventional factor to consider when choosing a college

Graduating from college with good grades may no longer be enough to get a job -- so students now choosing a college may want to consider this.

Ex-contractor at U-Md. says he posted data to expose flaws

David Helkowski says he wanted to force the university to take his worries about computer security seriously.