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Many charter school leaders support the switch, while Schools Chancellor Kaya Henderson does not.
The Answer Sheet
T. Rees Shapiro
A Thursday night cooking contest will pit Fairfax student chefs against each other for best-tasting, nutritious meal.
It’s time to make room for local culture in K-12 education.
What a review of the relevant research reveals.
Donna St. George
Montgomery Blair senior with physics project places 10th in the nation in Intel Science competition.
And then read a principal’s letter about why it is a travesty that these kids with severe disabilities have to take the test.
Jose Antonio Bowen will take over in July at the private liberal arts college in northern suburbs of Baltimore.
Teresa Johnson was honored for her support of student journalists.
Let’s look at what actually happened when the mayor decided not to allow several charters to co-locate with traditional schools.
Following student pleas, members make a slight change to the superintendent’s plan.
Board chairman said $1 million donation is a “short-term solution.”
Claims that it prepares students to be active citizens are exaggerated.
Mayor Gray praised the rise in test scores in the city, but didn’t mention this.
Gray’s proposal would send nearly half of that to charter schools, which continue to be strong.
Michael Alison Chandler
Wright will retire May 1 after six years in the job.
The two award recipients help children safely cross busy Fairfax County streets.
How much are they spending to win elections in states around the country?
Five students from Thomas Jefferson High earned commendations from a national science contest.
Proposals include Arabic-immersion program and an adult-ed school for high school dropouts.
The union is the American Federation of Teachers.
TFA is experimenting with a one-year training program, rather than five weeks. What does this mean?
David J. Skorton has led the vast research university since 2006.
It’s the real March Madness
More than half of the donations come from an institute and foundation connected to Michael Milken.
Thousands of high school students in Montgomery failed their most recent exams, new figures show.
The organization answers critics who say five weeks isn’t enough preparation for teaching jobs.
School system to provide parents with information on students taking college courses in high school
On the impact of Common Core testing on under-served communities.
Let’s count the reasons.
Funds from the Fairfax-based Peterson Family Foundation will help Prince George’s County schools.
How educators and analysts are sizing the up changes to the college admissions test.
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