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Donna St. George
School systems take steps toward ”Bring Your Own Device” policies, increasing classroom technology.
The Answer Sheet
Does the Common Core’s approach to teaching reading to children make sense?
Newly released figures show some stark differences in algebra exam failure rates by school.
Bob Ross is second county official to weigh in on the alleged discriminatory actions taken by the principal.
Kaya Henderson isn’t running for mayor, but the candidates should support her continued leadership.
Michael Alison Chandler
About half of D.C.’s 1,600 AmeriCorps volunteers are working in schools or education organizations.
Education is one of the national service program’s focus areas.
Police identify dead student as 20-year-old William Gwathmey.
The world keeps insisting on assigning a gender. But what feels right to this 18-year-old is neither.
State says Colby White and his wife committed insurance fraud over lost wedding ring claim.
She is in her 35th year of teaching and is highly concerned about over-testing.
In Maryland, students are urged to eat breakfast, with many schools offering free morning meals.
T. Rees Shapiro
Police don’t have enough information to arrest the individual.
Technological upheaval in college matchmaking changes how students search for schools.
Students complained about detailed nature of some questions.
A researcher explains the very elaborate behavioral regimes that these schools insist all children follow -- starting in kindergarten.
A teacher discusses why some students say they don’t care when an adult mispronounces their names -- but why it matters.
Georgetown is offering antibiotics to those who came in close contact with Andrea Jaime before her death.
A new poll shows that 56 percent of voters support the plan to redraw school lines across the city.
Moriah Balingit and Julie Zauzmer
“It didn’t happen,” a spokeswoman said of a report that a man had brandished a weapon in front of kids.
Mary Lehman is “appalled by the school system’s defense of the pattern of blatantly racist behavior.”
Communication and core values were part of the agenda at a recent retreat.
Hundreds of students are hit each day, the Children’s Defense Fund reports.
A national convention in Indianapolis shows how entrepreneurs are shaking up the old ways of recruiting.
A total of 20 cases of the contagious disease have been reported since an outbreak in the first days of school.
The accomplished attorney claims that tenure violates kids’ civil rights.
Concept of setting graduation goals draws criticism from advocacy group, which says it was a waste of time.
T. Rees Shapiro and Julie Zauzmer
U-Va. student Hannah Graham was last seen walking alone in Charlottesville early Saturday.
Sophomore Andrea Jaime died Tuesday. The university says others do not need preventive antibiotics.
Students upload them (also illegally) to help others save money.
Centreville High principal Martin Grimm will take over at Hayfield on Oct. 1.
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