Donna St. George

ReporterWashington, D.C.


County leaders in Montgomery answer a lengthy series of questions that surfaced after “free range” case.

  • Apr 26, 2015

Children are to play at a Silver Spring park, then walk home unsupervised, to support the parenting philosophy.

  • Apr 25, 2015

Robert Otis Wilson worked as a paraeducator at Loiederman Middle School in Silver Spring.

  • Apr 24, 2015

A letter to human-service officials and county police asks about procedures regarding unattended children.

  • Apr 22, 2015

Joseph Gannon Jr., a social studies teacher, started the school’s AP World History program.

  • Apr 21, 2015

Long before a Maryland couple’s clash, other parents were asking: When are kids really at risk?

  • Apr 18, 2015

Some are calling for new laws to prevent officials from overreacting to reports of unaccompanied children.

  • Apr 15, 2015

He said he didn’t want to scare Rafi Meitiv,10, and his sister, Dvora, 6, who asked to pet his dog.

  • Apr 15, 2015

Lawyers for the Meitivs allege that county officials kept the parents from their children for six hours.

  • Apr 14, 2015

County officials question hours-long delay in notifying parents kids were in custody

  • Apr 14, 2015
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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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