Donna St. George

ReporterWashington, D.C.

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There is a second neglect investigation still active for Danielle and Alexander Meitiv.

  • May 26, 2015

Larry A. Bowers, longtime chief operating officer, will run Maryland’s largest school system until mid 2016.

  • May 20, 2015

Larry A. Bowers, longtime chief operating officer, will run Maryland’s largest school system until mid 2016.

  • May 20, 2015

The board’s president says an interim superintendent will provide stability.

  • May 19, 2015

Board president says the search for a schools chief will pause, interim superintendent will provide stability.

  • May 19, 2015

Joshua Starr to serve as chief executive at PDK International, an association for educators.

  • May 19, 2015

High school principals write to board a day after “preferred candidate” for superintendent withdraws.

  • May 18, 2015

Ten Maryland students win statewide essay contest explaining how they would deal with a town dilemma: Whether to build a playground or a skate park.

  • May 18, 2015

Houston administrator bows out just three days after Montgomery board tapped him as its preferred candidate.

  • May 17, 2015

Andrew Houlihan, a Houston educator, was named the “preferred candidate” to succeed Joshua Starr.

  • May 15, 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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