Back-to-school news

Some small schools see a financial boon with foreign students, and a cultural shift.

By Daniel A. Gross

  • Aug 23, 2016

Studies show minority students benefit from having minority teachers. But few minority college graduates are choosing the teaching profession, creating a “vicious cycle.”

By T. Rees Shapiro

  • Aug 18, 2016

Montgomery County expects 2,500 additional students in the fast-growing system as statewide enrollment also is expected to increase.

By Donna St. George

  • Aug 11, 2016

To help you get started, we enlisted five parenting gurus to pick items for kids of all ages.

  • Aug 10, 2016

Five parenting gurus pick gear for your young scholars.

By Megan McDonough

  • Aug 10, 2016

Take stock of what you’ve got, cull the clutter and start with a logical plan for the new year.

By Nicole Anzia

  • Aug 10, 2016

Follow these steps to design a space that you can both be proud of.

By Elizabeth Mayhew

  • Aug 9, 2016

A seven-step plan for empowering children to take responsibility for their health.

By Casey Seidenberg

  • Aug 9, 2016

Eleven schools open Monday as part of a plan aimed at boosting academic achievement.

By Perry Stein

  • Aug 7, 2016

Once-obscure schools draw attention for surveys during a heated presidential campaign.

By Nick Anderson

  • Aug 3, 2016

Freshmen gather for orientation at a new D.C. school that aims to boost opportunities for minority boys.

By Joe Heim

  • Aug 2, 2016

The Satanic Temple hopes to open clubs that are a counterpoint to evangelical Christian groups.

By Katherine Stewart, Moriah Balingit

  • Aug 1, 2016

A new U.S. Education Department report says high-needs students benefit.

By Joe Heim

  • Aug 1, 2016

What to expect as students head back to school for the 2015-2016 academic year.

  • Aug 21, 2015

Crosstown buses, recently canceled, were a little-used provision of the No Child Left Behind law.

By Michael Alison Chandler

  • Aug 21, 2015

With forecasts of another 2,662 students in Montgomery County, the state could top 870,000 students.

By Donna St. George

  • Aug 18, 2015

A coding summer camp at Georgetown aims to encourage girls to pursue a field that needs them.

By Faiz Siddiqui

  • Aug 13, 2015

Tighter budgets mean schools are asking families to purchase more of the items that they used to provide.

By Lyndsey Layton

  • Aug 12, 2015

How to organize your routines so everyone eats well once school starts.

By Amy Joyce

  • Aug 12, 2015

Get your child ready for school by adding routines and a calm place to do homework.

  • Aug 12, 2015
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