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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
Not as much as you might think.
Michael Alison Chandler and Emma Brown
Proficiency rates rise in math and reading, but only slightly, in final year for D.C. CAS tests.
Donna St. George
Suspensions have fallen nearly 37 percent as county school officials look for other disciplinary approaches.
Michael Alison Chandler
W.K. Kellogg foundation invested 13.7 million in grant recipients that promote parent leadership in schools.
As usual, the results show wide performance variation among both traditional and charter schools.
Montgomery school leaders ask for a delay following a lawsuit filed by a soccer organization.
What question would you ask Duncan if you had the chance?
Bipartisan legislation has just been introduced in Congress to improve the situation.
A draft policy seeks to unify the board by limiting Visitors’ ability to speak out when they disagree with decisions.
The federal lawsuit caps years of disputes over charter school funding, which comes from D.C. taxpayers.
Is imitation the sincerest form of flattery?
T. Rees Shapiro
A student-led petition at Douglas Southall Freeman High in Henrico County garnered 1,200 signatures.
The story was about young kids being psychopaths.
Board members ditch cards after coming under fire in spring, when records showed improper charges.
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.
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.
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