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T. Rees Shapiro
After allegations of a gang rape at a fraternity, students advocate for major changes regarding sexual assault.
The Answer Sheet
You will be surprised to learn who turned Thanksgiving into the holiday we celebrate today.
This time it is a California public university.
Did the New York Board of Regents check out his background?
Michael Alison Chandler
Some advocates hope computers can cut teaching costs. In D.C. Public Schools, officials say no.
The plan would require states to issue report cards for teacher preparation programs based on several factors.
University of Virginia Board of Visitors seeks swift action in response to an allegation of gang rape at a fraternity.
An assistant superintendent in Illinois spells out concerns over costs, logistics and educational soundness.
If reformers ‘really cared about data, wouldn’t they make sure that the data they are using to drive their decisions is accurate?’ And 11 more.
Timothy B. Wheeler
English ivy — a danger to other plants and poisonous to humans — is just lunch for 4-legged groundskeepers.
A new probe has been opened to investigate more cheating allegations.
Three months after it pulled Oklahoma’s No Child Left Behind Waiver, the U.S. Department of Education reverses course and gives it back.
Charter school board and a charter head argue that there is no conspiracy in enrollment, testing.
His doctorate has been a subject of controversy.
Six students in an Arlington Career Center video class won first prize for a 30-second video about the district.
Positions taken on more than a dozen topics, including charters, construction and safety.
It’s substituting one test for another.
Students can’t afford for their most effective teachers to “leave the bench” in order to contribute to the profession.
Some schools are having success by sharing traditional class time with computer-based learning.
Erich Martel, a former D.C. teacher with investigative credentials, suspects rule violations.
A Q&A with a Chicago public school principal
The conventional wisdom tells only a slice of what really happened.
D.C. Public Schools seize an opportunity to sell their programs to parents on the hunt.
“We are better than we have been described,” Sullivan said in a letter, released after student protests.
Donna St. George
The county’s board added $223.3 million in funding amid continuing enrollment growth.
Mike DeBonis and T. Rees Shapiro
The suspension — coming days after a Rolling Stone account of a gang rape in 2012 — will continue until the spring semester begins Jan. 9.
Here’s the way to find out how many schools are named after the presidents.
The New York State Education Department forges ahead without regard for the facts, principal says.
He’s the second to leave in two years.
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