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Some unvaccinated employees placed on leave for failing to show weekly testing results.

Given such passion, why do high schools almost never encourage big writing projects?

The school system will spend nearly $40 million on new employees whose jobs are tied to dealing with the coronavirus.

Nine seats are open in the Northern Virginia school system of 16,000.

“My heart aches for you, and I am sorry,” Scott A. Ziegler told victims and their families.

Barts was facing a recall campaign led by conservative parent group, Fight for Schools.

City lawmakers had narrowly voted in the spring to defund the program. But several incidents involving students and guns ramped up backlash to that vote.

It is one of the first such closures in the Washington region this school year.

With all the safety precautions, it is not quite the triumphant back-to-school that educators dreamed of last year.

A meeting in Montgomery County will bring together Einstein and Sherwood high schools.

Some have price tags as high as $100. An experienced tutor asks why we can’t make them free.

Freshman Travanna Lewis is the first of eight raffle winners of a $25,000 college scholarship.

Parents in the Maryland district want a “test-to-stay” approach to start right away.

The council also passed a resolution that mandates council members and their staffs to be vaccinated by Oct. 31, unless they are granted a religious or medical exemption.

Some parents are seeking to recall the school board; others are defending board members and the district’s equity work.

Comedian Dave Chapelle screened his Netflix special "The Closer" for an exclusive group of financial donors to his beloved Duke Ellington School of the Arts.

D.C. Mayor Muriel E. Bowser wrote a letter Sunday rebuking the D.C. Council’s proposed emergency legislation.

Catholic University President John Garvey said colleges “are competing for students, and marketing is how you have to do that.”

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A study of gifted programs in Ohio indicates many smart poor or Black children are unlikely to benefit.

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