Back to School: 2010
With 500 surplus students, Annandale High School is Fairfax County's most crowded high school. Full Story »
D.C. school to name a renovated corridor for a retired custodian who is missed terribly. Full Story »
THE ROOT | The national media have praised the decision to let educators flood the Crescent City with charter schools, but the results don't match the hype. Full Story »
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Reference materials for mom and dad.
- Answer Sheet: Surviving back-to-school night
- Help your little ones avoid backpack overload
- Eating healthy for busy families: Lunch | Dinner
- Helping your special-needs student
- School stats, maps and more
ON DVD | Jen Chaney's list of movie teachers we can all learn a lesson from:
- Sister James (Amy Adams) in "Doubt"
- Ms. Rain (Paula Patton) in "Precious"
- Dan Dunne (Ryan Gosling) in "Half Nelson"
- Dewey Finn (Jack Black) in "School of Rock"
- Barbara Covett (Judi Dench) in "Notes on a Scandal"
- Larry Gopnik (Michael Stuhlbarg) in "A Serious Man"
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