Schools & Learning

I didn't see many other reporters Tuesday in the narrow, second-floor meeting room of the Phoenix Park Hotel in the District. A U.S. senator's party switch and new National Assessment of Educational Progress data were a bigger draw. But in the long term, the news conference at the hotel might prove...
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New Crop of Great Debaters: Program at the Potomac School Strengthens Its Argument by Racking Up Wins (Post, February 23, 2009)
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A Blessing for 'Teacher Grace': Sister School Relationship Helps a Ugandan Receive Critical Surgery (Post, February 9, 2009)
Honest Abe Quiz (Post, February 2, 2009)
From Lincoln to Obama: 2008 Election Provides a Valuable Link to the Past for Fairfax History Class (Post, February 2, 2009)
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School Budgets Under the Knife (Post, January 19, 2009)
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How to Go Forward With 'No Child Left Behind' (Post, December 15, 2008)
Most Textbooks Should Just Stay On the Shelf (Post, December 15, 2008)
Winter Break (Post, December 15, 2008)
The High Bar: Educators Talk About 'Raising the Bar,' We Call This the High Bar (Post, December 8, 2008)
Teacher Turnover: How Long Will They Stay (Post, December 1, 2008)
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A Rookie Teacher Gets His Midyear Marks: First Semester Has Educator And Students Pushing Limits (Post, December 1, 2008)
Mr. Murdock, in His Own Words (Post, December 1, 2008)
Va. Math Standards' Bar Might Be Raised (Post, November 24, 2008)
Students Dig Deep For Words' Origins (Post, November 24, 2008)
Spellings Touts Support Effort At Fairfax High (Post, November 24, 2008)
Arlington's Smith Has a Track Record Obama Would Prize (Post, November 24, 2008)
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