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Once “caught between two worlds,” Schuyler Bailar will be the first openly transgender NCAA swimmer.
The Answer Sheet
A new president will replace longtime leader Ronald Volpe at the liberal-arts college in Frederick, Md.
Veterans responded with frustration after a fraternity member writes about how accusations that his frat insulted veterans hurt his chapter.
Donna St. George
Police are asking for the community’s help as they piece together events preceding the fatal crash.
It would apply to teachers who took the exam decades ago.
School choice advocates believe case raises questions that deserve U.S. Supreme Court hearing.
The case will be watched closely for its potential impact on how students are selected, and how college officials seek to diversify their incoming classes.
What’s the real purpose of classroom management?
Michael Alison Chandler
The supplier settled for $19 million but admitted no wrongdoing; no one on council has moved to halt a renewal.
After a year of high-profile allegations of sex offenses, changes would affect how system handles cases.
An award-winning principal leaving her job because she objects to school reforms in her state sends off her last graduating class.
Donna St. George and Christine Ayala
Many braved Saturday’s rain to visit a makeshift memorial.
T. Rees Shapiro
The sex-ed curriculum will also cover the issue of gender identity, but opting out will still be an option.
Universities are producing scads of compelling research on everything from cat videos to driving .
Evan Glazer, principal at Thomas Jefferson High, acknowledges student’s hoax.
Lawsuits filed amid calls for the College Board to release the entire test.
Teenagers from Yemen, here on a State Department-sponsored exchange, face an uncertain future.
The governor picks someone who never sent her children to public schools, which is what the Board of Education is charged with overseeing.
After his fraternity was accused of spitting on combat-wounded veterans, no one believed its denials
Sam Stephenson is headed to Charlottesville. He feels, his mother says, that it is “where God wants him to be.“
Jesse L. Matthew Jr. faces the possibility of the death penalty in the slaying of Hannah Graham.
Glenn F. McConnell has shifted his position on the display of the banner in Columbia. “Today is a different time,” he said.
The community can weigh in on four options for changing final exams in the Maryland school system.
After being recruited to swim for the Harvard women’s team, he will now swim for the men’s team after undergoing a gender transition.
A Maryland school district weighing the end to final exams could replace them with more holistic assessments.
At least 188 K-12 schools nationwide are named after prominent Confederates, analysis finds.
The survey offers an unprecedented window into sexual misconduct at a premier public university.
Advocates are pushing for “trauma-sensitive schools” to respond to students’ emotional needs.
U-Va. names a new dorm after a couple, enslaved by professors, who became leaders after emancipation.
Mark S. Schlissel
Mark S. Schlissel, president of the University of Michigan, says that the problem with campus sexual misconduct keeps him awake at night: “We can and must do better.“
The BASIS campus in McLean aims to mirror its successful charters while competing for top students.
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