Donna St. George

ReporterWashington, D.C.


In Maryland, students are urged to eat breakfast, with many schools offering free morning meals.

  • Sep 19, 2014

A total of 20 cases of the contagious disease have been reported since an outbreak in the first days of school.

  • Sep 18, 2014

Adalia Jimenez, 16, from Montgomery County, will interview an archivist for Constitution Day.

  • Sep 17, 2014

Montgomery asking for 45-day exptension of state requirement on newly mandated immunizations.

  • Sep 15, 2014

School systems receptive to “Bring Your Own Device” and increasing technology use in the classroom.

  • Sep 14, 2014

More than 3,000 students who failed semester-end exams did not take advantage of summer programs.

  • Sep 13, 2014

New case of pertussis at Gaithersburg High is not linked to summer camp in Pennsylvania.

  • Sep 11, 2014

Baker Middle School in Damascus lost a former teacher in the Sept. 11 attacks.

  • Sep 10, 2014

Shawn Gangloff, 15, remembered for “a sense of humor and joy that was very contagious.”

  • Sep 9, 2014

Three projects were completed for the first day of school, two more are expected to open by January.

  • Sep 9, 2014
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Donna St. George writes about education, with an emphasis on Montgomery County schools. Recent stories have examined widespread failure on final exams in a high-performing school district; discipline policies and zero-tolerance approaches in in Maryland and Virginia schools; accountability practices in sexual misconduct cases; and the leadership crisis at the University of Virginia.

She has also worked on the Post’s local projects staff, written about the toll of the 2001 terrorist attacks, followed a class of 9-11 Marines from bootcamp into the war on terror and woven together narratives about domestic violence, the economic downturn, military women and modern family life. She grew up near Chicago and has been a reporter at The New York Times, the Los Angeles Times and the Philadelphia Inquirer.
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