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Actress/activist Ruby Dee dies at 91
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Big change to frequent flyer programs
My sister inspired The Fault in Our Stars
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Okla. governor blasts Education Department as coercive; feds say state isn’t preparing students.
The Answer Sheet
Victoria St. Martin
A spokesman said the cat was hiding in a supply closet at Richard Henry Lee Elementary School.
Read the e-mail discussion.
How many students, teachers, districts, etc.
Michael Alison Chandler
One in five students who took the national test in 2013 reported missing three or more days in previous month.
Despite report that most STEM graduates don’t go into related jobs, many think it is a solid foundation.
New nonprofit Education Post seeks to take the sting out of national conversations about school reform.
T. Rees Shapiro
As nearly 400,000 students in D.C.’s Virginia suburbs start school, Fairfax focuses on “portrait of a graduate.”
Paul Schwartzman and Susan Svrluga
A 15-year-old was killed and two other Sherwood High School students hurt in weekend crash.
The San Domingo, Maryland, building opened in 1919 as a Rosenwald school for African American children.
Board members expressed concerns.
Donna St. George and Ovetta Wiggins
Schools are equipped with buzzer systems, cameras and uniformed officers after Newtown shootings.
The Bay State’s best schools do a bad job of challenging average students with tough courses.
The tutor is in New York, and he’s very busy.
Is there really a ‘best teacher?’
Or any day in school
Donna St. George and Martin Weil
Four schools have 12 confirmed or suspected cases of pertussis, a highly contagious disease.
For many U.S. college students arriving from West Africa, this year’s “back to school” routine will include a screening for Ebola.
Two students at school for students with disabilities told they can’t play because they pay for private school.
Tom Torlakson seeks to appeal tenure ruling, siding with teachers unions; rival sides with plaintiffs.
Stephen Joel Trachtenberg said he did not mean to imply drunken women should be blamed if raped.
Decisions on serious discipline cases must be made within 10 days.
A spokesman said animal control officials put out traps for the cat, who was spotted inside the school.
Report shows links between global cities and U.S. universities through analysis of student visa data.
What are the most effective ways for schools to handle sexual assault cases and help the victims?
The state Board of Education of Vermont passes a tough resolution.
Washingtonians are reacting to the U.S. Education Department’s decision to yank the state’s NCLB waiver. Watch the video.
Parents oppose the move at a Prince George’s middle school, saying kids should have downtime to socialize.
Donna St. George
Jane Lindsay, of John Poole Middle, selected as one of seven finalists for Maryland Teacher of the Year.
Most employees at University of Virginia will not be allowed to keep reports from students confidential.
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