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Goucher College allows students to submit two-minute videos about themselves; 49 were admitted.
The Answer Sheet
T. Rees Shapiro
Gov. Terry McAuliffe discussed race relations after the violent arrest of a black U-Va. student last month.
April Fools’ Day stories make some laugh and others cringe, especially at the University of Virginia
Eleven teachers were found guilty of racketeering by a jury.
Results from a survey of hundreds of college admissions counselors
Just days after another alleged racist incident, a noose is found hanging near the student union at Duke University.
The University Religious Council revoked membership of Faith Christian Church and its affiliates after numerous complaints.
A startling number of millennials also see sexual assault as a common problem in middle and high schools, according to a new poll.
You won’t believe how convoluted — and, frankly, ridiculous — this teacher evaluation process is.
Seventy percent of the incoming freshman class at the magnet school in Fairfax County will be Asian.
Michael Alison Chandler
Most neighborhood high schools in the District will see a spending increase next year.
Scientists studied more than 1,000 kids and found that poor kids have smaller brains than affluent peers.
A college vice president argues that schools must ensure their students have gotten experiences that prepare them for work, long before graduation.
The Obama administration approved fast-track waivers from the federal education law for the five states.
Total prom costs more than $900, new survey shows.
In the age of No Child Left Behind, states have been focused on basic proficiency at the expense of advanced studies, report argues.
Faculty ask the president and board of Sweet Briar College to step down after the leaders announced the school would close
Jeffrey J. Selingo
A new group of education providers is targeting recent graduates for “boot camps” that prepare them for the workforce.
‘How in good conscience could a college do this?’
The head of the Massachusetts Council of the Social Studies issues warning, which notes that some students only get 20 minutes of social studies education a week as schools focus on core subjects for which there are high-stakes tests.
Would you believe “couples social dancing?” That’s just one of them.
Donna St. George
Montgomery’s school year will end Monday, June 15, and will be an early-release day.
The Board of Education president says efforts to stem failure have been made but haven’t worked.
At least 30 percent of students in both states earn college credit on the Advanced Placement tests.
Amherst County Attorney files injunction to stop the closure, claiming the college’s leaders are breaching their duties and violating Virginia law
Rachel Tudor was hired as a man at Southeastern Oklahoma State University, then became a woman. Then she was fired.
Judge says Common Core is legal; Gov. Bobby Jindal, eyeing 2016, vows to keep fighting.
Students will learn step dancing with European students in effort to expand international travel opportunities
Scott F. Poole will take over as principal in April, filling a months-long vacancy.
Lobbying has helped fuel a nearly $2 billion testing industry.
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