Five employees are the first personnel fallout from a controversy that touched off a state-ordered examination of student records.

Another administrator at Ballou High School has been placed on administrative leave following an investigation into whether the Southeast Washington school improperly graduated students. D.C. Public Schools removed Assistant Principal Shamele Straughter last week, according to D.C. Public Schools spokeswoman Kristina Saccone. Saccone would not say when or if Straughter would return to her post. Reached Monday evening, Straughter declined […]

A 15-year-old girl was airlifted to a hospital in Dallas, authorities said.

A study from the Children's Advocacy Institute at the University of San Diego School of Law says too many states fail to protect students from bad actors in the for-profit college industry.

  • Perspective

A novel effort helps parents support their kids and reveals student passions to educators.

Schools of Opportunity often operate without needed assistance, and even in face of needless obstacles. They work to blunt outside pressures to focus on test-based accountability. And they creatively budget limited funds, pull in community partners, and write short-term grants.

The D.C. students see themselves in the protagonists they’re reading about.

He knows some people will think he's overreacting, but he said that there are good reasons for his response.

The 9-year-old girl from New Mexico shared the candies with friends, not knowing they were medical marijuana.

Schools superintendent cancels this year’s test as district seeks new testing company.

The U.S. Department of Education is reducing the amount of information career-training programs must disclose to students under an Obama-era rule the Trump administration plans to rewrite.

The D.C. government released a striking report this week highlighting pervasive absenteeism among high school seniors: More than 11 percent of graduates receiving a diploma from a D.C. public high school last year missed most of the academic year. The report from the Office of the State Superintendent of Education saved its sharpest criticism for Ballou High School, […]

The author of the book “Cutting School" says “I began to wonder why in order to 'save' students who were disenfranchised we had to offer them idiosyncratic forms of education that were worlds apart from the ways we educated the wealthy and privileged."

The former FBI director is a graduate of the public university.

For one night, Sylvia Mathews Burwell was back in the gym, joining the A-U bench as a guest coach for the women’s basketball team.

Kenneth L. Marcus has been assailed by civil rights groups.

Critics charge he won't protect the rights of racial and ethnic minorities.

After settling a lawsuit, Michigan State University will allow the white nationalist speaker to hold an event in March

It's pretty much the same as contingency plans for government shutdowns in past administrations.

Students are returning Thursday afternoon to Francis C. Hammond Middle School in Alexandria after police investigated a threat made on social media, officials said. Hammond students were relocated to T.C. Williams High School about 10:30 a.m. Alexandria police investigated and cleared the middle school of any danger, an agency spokeswoman said. APD has cleared Francis C. Hammond […]

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