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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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Emma Brown and Wesley Robinson
Howard University interim president Wayne A.I. Frederick has been named president of the university.
The Answer Sheet
Using the word ‘poverty’ to describe different students’ living conditions is too general to be helpful.
Here’s a letter a principal and some of his teachers wrote about exams given to students in New York this past spring.
T. Rees Shapiro
On Thursday, the county school board will vote on the funding, a rocky negotiation point with supervisors.
Michael Alison Chandler
A public school program introduces students to information technology, hospitality and engineering.
Colby R. White replaces Thomas Sheeran, who recently resigned.
Contest attracted 55 teams and more than 500 poets
Conservative media commentator leads simulcast strategy session to kill the national academic standards.
Still, poverty rates remain high, and challenges steep, advocates say.
Expect to see more courses like it pop up on course catalogs.
Va.’s governor won’t fight decision that a state board set up for school takeovers is unconstitutional.
Lawsuit against Gov. Bobby Jindal aims to get the state’s Common Core curriculum back on track.
Two students from Suitland and Flowers high schools earn prizes for their work in art and architecture.
A school board panel makes the recommendation after disclosure of inappropriate charges by members.
It actually tells people what to say and what not to say.
Here’s the data in five charts.
Here are just some of the reasons: burnt-out teachers, kids forced into AP classes, teachers evaluated by scores of students they don’t have, etc.
Six-week program provides remediation for students who test below grade level in Prince George’s.
The plaintiffs, who argued that the closures violated children’s civil rights, plan to appeal.
Leaders of public two-year colleges say federal graduation rates give a limited picture of performance.
It’s about kindergartners and screen time.
An award-winning principal explains why the current model isn’t working.
Guess what the OECD classifies as educational ‘innovation.’
Donna St. George
Montgomery schools officials will evaluate effectiveness of report cards during the coming year.
Charter school’s building deal falls through, an example of how difficult it is for charters to find suitable space.
A kindergarten homework load you won’t believe.
Board officials said the arrangement, which pays $195,000, is legal, but they have asked for ethics opinion.
Web site shows what feds do not: How students fare after transferring. Data show progress, challenges.
A mom who made the documentary ‘Race to Nowhere’ about the stresses of school tells her daughter that college isn’t a race/
Fairfax’s Jane Lipp will become the assistant superintendent for special services.
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