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Mayor Vincent C. Gray intends to name interim schools leader Kaya Henderson as permanent schools chancellor this week to replace Michelle A. Rhee, according to a source close to the situation.
 
No evidence mayoral control led to D.C. schools' better test scores, report says (Post, March 4, 2011; 10:55 PM)
 
Researchers fault L.A. Times methods in analysis of Calif. teachers (Post, February 7, 2011; 2:51 PM)
 
John Garvey is inaugurated as Catholic University president (Post, January 25, 2011; 9:28 PM)
 
Assessing teacher evaluation system is wrong on several levels (Post, January 23, 2011; 6:08 PM)
 
Low-achieving Va. high school turns crisis into challenge (Post, December 26, 2010; 7:36 PM)
 
U.S. students discovering U.K. universities (Post, December 19, 2010; 6:44 PM)
 
Foundation: Growth in test scores is sign of good teacher (Post, December 10, 2010; 10:19 PM)
 
Poker at Falls Church high school stirs debate (Post, November 28, 2010; 7:22 PM)
 
College ratings ignites debate over core requirements (Post, November 20, 2010; 8:51 PM)
 
Diversity is a tough test for Thomas Jefferson High, the country's most selective school (Post, November 7, 2010; 7:13 PM)
 
2 schools' students 'integrated' after 50 years (Post, October 26, 2010; 8:45 PM)
 
Campus a cappella groups are changing their tune (Post, October 19, 2010)
 
Facebook movie 'The Social Network' shows the folly of Ivy envy (Post, October 10, 2010; 7:29 PM)
 
Victims of online bullying may be more likely to be depressed (Post, September 21, 2010; 12:06 AM)
 
Obama urges students to 'dream big' in back-to-school speech in Philadelphia (Post, September 14, 2010; 10:33 PM)
 
Life after Rhee: How D.C. schools might look: Supporters fear erosion of gains; critics foresee continued progress (Post, September 7, 2010)
 
For Teach for America, 4,500 tests: Group's role growing despite mixed results in the classroom (Post, August 23, 2010)
 
College Inc.: Local colleges gain ground in U.S. News rankings (Post, August 23, 2010)
 
Boston law school dean to lead CU: Accomplished scholar has tackled several controversial issues (Post, June 15, 2010)
 
The (murky) writing on the wall in high-tech classrooms: Some question if gadgets truly aid achievement (Post, June 11, 2010)
 
Foreign language emphasis is often just a lot of talk (Post, April 22, 2010)
 
Students respond to cash awards: CONTROVERSIAL HARVARD STUDY
D.C. test scores improve; broad impact is unclear
(Post, April 10, 2010)
 
Jaime Escalante turns students into calculus whizzes (washingtonpost.com, March 30, 2010; 8:36 PM)
 
Applications to selective area colleges surge: STUDENTS HOPING TO SNAG MORE AID
Admissions deans surprised
(Post, January 25, 2010)
 
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