Emma Brown

ReporterWashington, D.C.

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School-choice is built on the philosophy that competition forces schools to improve, but a new study shows that school leaders are more likely to improve recruiting than academics.

  • Mar 26, 2015

Absenteeism is more harmful to student achievement than snow days, study says.

  • Mar 26, 2015

New study found that student absenteeism on days schools are open is a much bigger problem.

  • Mar 26, 2015

State agencies should start auditing all charter schools regularly, report argues.

  • Mar 24, 2015

Should test companies be monitoring kids’ social-media posts for cheating as students take national exams?

  • Mar 23, 2015

“We have light years to go,” Duncan said.

  • Mar 23, 2015

“Getting arrested shouldn’t involve getting stitches,” University of Virginia President Teresa Sullivan said.

  • Mar 19, 2015

The arresting officials were part of Va.’s Alcoholic Beverage Control agency, not local or college police.

  • Mar 19, 2015

State officials, using different data, say they spend more dollars per pupil, not fewer, in poorest districts.

  • Mar 17, 2015

The president warned of a fight if the GOP budget doesn’t ensure adequate funds for poor children.

  • Mar 16, 2015
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