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Teacher raises nearly $80,000 to feed Ferguson kids who can't get meals at shuttered schools

Teacher raises nearly $80,000 to feed Ferguson kids who can't get meals at shuttered schools

'There is no need for innocent children to go hungry because' of the civic unrest in the Missouri city.

Kaya Henderson, D.C. public schools chief, will join Georgetown University's board

Kaya Henderson, D.C. public schools chief, will join Georgetown University's board

The D.C. public schools chancellor holds two degrees plus an honorary doctorate from GU.

Ferguson public schools won't open this week as planned

Ferguson public schools won't open this week as planned

The opening of the new school year has now been postponed twice because of continuing unrest.

The Nokesville School is first in county to offer K-8 curriculum

The Nokesville School is first in county to offer K-8 curriculum

Q&A with incoming principal Eric Worcester

Superintendents forced to tell parents their schools are failing, even though they aren't

Superintendents forced to tell parents their schools are failing, even though they aren't

It's about No Child Left Behind and the U.S. Education Department.

Prince George's schools: 'Great by Choice'

"Great by Choice," a book that examines why some companies thrive during chaotic times while others do not, has become a staple for business leaders across the country as they look for ways to boost profits.

Looking for a Washington area college? See coverage of schools in D.C., Md., Va.

Looking for a Washington area college? See coverage of schools in D.C., Md., Va.

Read The Washington Post's detailed coverage of all the colleges and universities in the Washington area.

Seven things teachers are sick of hearing from school reformers

Seven things teachers are sick of hearing from school reformers

'Don't tell us that you know more about good instruction than we do." And six other things.

Johns Hopkins president says feds to probe school's handling of sexual assault complaints

Johns Hopkins president says feds to probe school's handling of sexual assault complaints.

How high school changed Robin Williams' life

How high school changed Robin Williams' life

It was in his 'gestalt high school' where he became interested in theater.

50 ways schools 'cheat' on high-stakes standardized tests

50 ways schools 'cheat' on high-stakes standardized tests

The trial of 12 people charged in a cheating scandal in Atlanta schools is beginning.

Parents reminded of school immunizations

Public health officials are reminding parents to make sure their children have the required immunizations before school starts.

Franchot campaigning to delay school opening

Maryland Comptroller Peter Franchot is planning to launch a petition drive to persuade lawmakers to delay the opening of public schools until after Labor Day.

County's Virtual High School sees record enrollment

The program, a mix of online learning and face-to-face contact, had a record 955 students this summer.

Md. Board of Ed reverses school board action

The Maryland Board of Education has reversed a decision by a local school board to transfer a principal from one high school to another.

DC school educates parents alongside children

The images in the book were bright and the words simple, but many of the women in the classroom hesitated as they sounded out each sentence.

The difference between 'complex' and 'complicated' — and why it matters in school reform

The difference between 'complex' and 'complicated' — and why it matters in school reform

No, they are not the same thing.

Documents: Sensor study proposal and schools response in Loudoun football dispute

The documents that lay out the proposal, and rejection, of helmet sensors and testing at Loudoun Valley High School.

Baltimore youths carjack school bus for joy ride

Baltimore police say a group of youths under the age of 16 attacked a school bus driver, stole the bus and took it for a short joy ride.

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Jay Mathews ranks America's high schools for 2011 using the Challenge Index.

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