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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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Dunbar valedictorian talks about the challenges of transitioning from North Capitol Street to elite private college.
The Answer Sheet
T. Rees Shapiro
Kristen Michael will serve as the assistant superintendent for financial services.
Really. In Detroit.
Former CNN anchor turned activist files New York lawsuit, saying tenure, other job protections hurt children.
Donna St. George
Winston Churchill High turf project moving forward as group alleges bidding process was flawed, unfair.
They say poor students could be harmed. Read the letter the presidents sent.
Every teacher has at least one student who is very, very difficult to reach.
The evidence was clear at this month’s Netroots Nation convention.
At Freeman High School in Henrico County, a student-led petition to field a Rebel mascot has 1,200 signatures.
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He was the second Massachusetts superintendent to be accused of plagiarizing a speech this summer.
While restoring the University of Virginia’s iconic Rotunda, workers found pieces of its Jeffersonian past.
The N.J. governor is nothing if not consistent in his indifference to the Newark’s concerns over school reform.
New meta-analysis finds that more time practicing something doesn’t always help you learn how to do it well.
The school system’s plan is designed to bring 40,000 laptops and tablets into classrooms in the coming year.
The vote was unanimous to approve the $7.6 million funding effort. The money came from a budget surplus.
Finnish educator and scholar Pasi Sahlberg explains in an important post.
In some places mid- and late-career teachers can’t make it into the middle class on their salaries.
William Long was the top American to finish in an international biology competition.
City says Dorothy I. Height Community Academy has continued to make improper payments.
Using the word ‘poverty’ to describe different students’ living conditions is too general to be helpful.
Here’s a letter a principal and some of his teachers wrote about exams given to students in New York this past spring.
On Thursday, the county school board will vote on the funding, a rocky negotiation point with supervisors.
Michael Alison Chandler
A public school program introduces students to information technology, hospitality and engineering.
Colby R. White replaces Thomas Sheeran, who recently resigned.
Contest attracted 55 teams and more than 500 poets
Conservative media commentator leads simulcast strategy session to kill the national academic standards.
Still, poverty rates remain high, and challenges steep, advocates say.
Expect to see more courses like it pop up on course catalogs.
Va.’s governor won’t fight decision that a state board set up for school takeovers is unconstitutional.
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