Blogs & Columns
Michael Alison Chandler
A group of charters wants to equalize funding between its schools and D.C.’s traditional public schools.
The Answer Sheet
More than 25 percent in preschool program were chronically absent, a bad omen for future attendance.
Brown University’s decision to sanction fraternities after allegations of sexual assaults and disruptive behavior spurs campus debate.
Donna St. George
Silver Spring couple who allowed their children to walk home alone could remain in limbo for weeks
The head of Winnetka schools in Illinois raises questions about PARCC in open letter to parents, community members and staff.
A bill in Virginia would require public colleges to report a campus sexual assault to police within 24 hours of notification.
Jeffrey J. Selingo
Employers are finding college graduates severely lacking in basic skills, urge rigor inside -- and outside -- of the classroom.
High schoolers learned they were admitted to the university when a crowd showed up at the door.
As states drop the standards and their tests, comparing U.S. student achievement becomes more difficult.
Families are more likely to choose a distant school, hence an argument over safety and quality.
Due to budget cuts, ‘we are not able to have a full-time librarian, art teacher, technology teacher or music teacher. This means our schedules are limited and cannot be arranged for what is best for students. ‘
A team of high school students from the Governor’s School @ Innovation Park have developed a prototype for an app that would silence phones while driving or allow people to work distraction-free.
“Our evenings have become worksheets and online computer reading programs for him to ‘catch up.’“
She supports Bush’s education vision, including the Common Core.
Dozens relate stories of sleep-deprived students and draw attention to research findings.
Michael Alison Chandler and Emma Brown
The longtime anchor has been off the air since she was linked to a scheme to divert millions of dollars.
“This adventure is full of joy and laughter and silliness and also struggle and tears and frustration.”
She is likely the oldest primary school student in the world.
Swift response to NCAA rule change would go beyond just tuition, room, board, books and fees
In time for National School Choice Week.
The gift will allow its business school to hire four faculty members interested in integrating Catholic doctrine and business practices.
Janet Napolitano would like to raise tuition by as much as 28% over the next five years
Partnership between nonprofit Communities in Schools and Microsoft aims to bridge digital divide.
Jenna Portnoy and Rachel Weiner
Mandatory reporting to law enforcement at heart of difficult issue
Two former University of North Carolina athletes have filed a lawsuit against the school and the NCAA, in the wake of a far-reaching athletic scandal.
Prince George’s school officials say departure had nothing to do with two lawsuit settlements.
A major national survey will address campus sexual assault.
Teacher tells school board why she won’t give a mandated standardized test. Read the testimony. Watch the video.
Arne Duncan said they would be “game-changing” in public education. It didn’t turn out that way.
The $20 million program includes opening a college prep all-boys high school east of the Anacostia River.
Longtime college, prep school ties between senators and experts in discussion about testing.
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