Emma Brown

ReporterWashington, D.C.


One thing is settled as the sprint begins to Nov. 4: candidates believe education debate could decide the race.

  • Sep 1, 2014

E-mails show that Jeremy L. Williams helped promote for-profit companies that allegedly gave him $150,000.

  • Aug 16, 2014

Proficiency rates rise in math and reading, but only slightly, in final year for D.C. CAS tests.

  • Jul 31, 2014

As usual, the results show wide performance variation among both traditional and charter schools.

  • Jul 31, 2014

The federal lawsuit caps years of disputes over charter school funding, which comes from D.C. taxpayers.

  • Jul 30, 2014

Dunbar valedictorian talks about the challenges of transitioning from North Capitol Street to elite private college.

  • Jul 27, 2014

City says Dorothy I. Height Community Academy has continued to make improper payments.

  • Jul 24, 2014

Interim president, with three degrees from the university, takes reins amid turmoil for the school and hospital.

  • Jul 22, 2014

The plaintiffs, who argued that the closures violated children’s civil rights, plan to appeal.

  • Jul 21, 2014

Board officials said the arrangement, which pays $195,000, is legal, but they have asked for ethics opinion.

  • Jul 18, 2014
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Emma Brown writes about D.C. education and about people with a stake in schools, including teachers, parents and kids. She’s also covered Virginia schools and written obituaries for the Post. She’s a latecomer to journalism who worked as a wilderness ranger in Wyoming and as a middle-school math teacher in Alaska before joining the newspaper in 2009.
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