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Schools reopen in Houston, buoying hope for recovery
Tens of thousands of students returned to class Monday after a monumental repair effort.
Senate panel rejects Trump’s proposed federal education cuts
(The Washington Post, September 7, 2017; 6:05 PM)
Hurricane Harvey shutters hundreds of Texas schools
(The Washington Post, August 29, 2017; 7:00 AM)
What should America do about its worst public schools? States still don’t seem to know.
(The Washington Post, August 6, 2017; 6:47 PM)
NAACP: School choice not the answer to improving education for black students
(The Washington Post, July 26, 2017; 2:11 PM)
‘Giving up wasn’t an option’: How one man beat the odds to graduate from college
(The Washington Post, July 25, 2017; 5:25 PM)
Teachers to march against Trump’s education agenda
(The Washington Post, July 21, 2017; 12:09 PM)
DeVos tells conservative lawmakers what they like to hear: More local control, school choice
(The Washington Post, July 20, 2017; 5:05 PM)
Key Democrat calls for ouster of DeVos’s civil rights chief in light of ‘egregious’ remarks about sexual assault
(The Washington Post, July 17, 2017; 6:53 PM)
GOP House members seek to cut education budget — but not nearly as deeply as Trump proposed
(The Washington Post, July 12, 2017; 7:25 PM)
Chicago won’t allow high school students to graduate without a plan for the future
(The Washington Post, July 3, 2017; 8:09 PM)
Two Native American tribes allege discrimination in Montana schools
(The Washington Post, June 28, 2017; 11:57 AM)
GOP health-care bill could cut funds schools use to help special-ed students
(The Washington Post, June 28, 2017; 6:00 AM)
School voucher recipients lose ground at first, then catch up to peers, studies find
(The Washington Post, June 26, 2017; 5:06 PM)
America’s Most Challenging High Schools top 25 national list
(The Washington Post, June 25, 2017; 6:55 PM)
Education Dept. closes transgender student cases as it pushes to scale back civil rights investigations
(The Washington Post, June 17, 2017; 2:13 PM)
Nonprofit sues Education Dept. for release of information on campus sex-assault investigations
(The Washington Post, June 12, 2017; 12:57 PM)
Pro-charter majority to take power on Los Angeles school board
(The Washington Post, June 8, 2017; 2:40 PM)
Appeals court sides with transgender student in Wis. school bathroom case
(The Washington Post, May 30, 2017; 6:32 PM)
Two charged in death of man attacked outside his Silver Spring hotel
(The Washington Post, May 29, 2017; 6:53 PM)
With state budget in crisis, many Oklahoma schools hold classes four days a week
(The Washington Post, May 27, 2017; 4:12 PM)
W.Va. public school district halts weekly Bible classes
(The Washington Post, May 26, 2017; 3:50 PM)
Black parents use Civil War-era law to challenge Mississippi’s ‘inequitable’ schools
(The Washington Post, May 23, 2017; 1:25 PM)
DeVos promises ‘the most ambitious expansion of education choice in our nation’s history’ — but offers no details
(The Washington Post, May 22, 2017; 10:16 PM)
Texas House passes ‘bathroom bill’ restricting transgender student access
(The Washington Post, May 22, 2017; 9:05 PM)
Private investigator accused of seeking Trump’s tax records through financial aid website
(The Washington Post, May 22, 2017; 2:59 PM)
Trump’s first full education budget: Deep cuts to public school programs in pursuit of school choice
(The Washington Post, May 17, 2017; 3:14 PM)
New charter schools debate: Are they widening racial divides in public education?
(The Washington Post, May 16, 2017; 5:50 PM)
Excitement and caution as Liberty University awaits Trump’s commencement speech
(The Washington Post, May 6, 2017; 5:19 PM)
Congress expected to reauthorize D.C. school vouchers in sweeping budget deal
(The Washington Post, May 1, 2017; 6:47 PM)
Judge: Mostly white Southern city may secede from school district despite racial motive
(The Washington Post, April 27, 2017; 6:32 PM)
Nation’s only federally funded voucher program has negative effect on student achievement, study finds
(The Washington Post, April 27, 2017; 2:33 PM)
Trump orders study of federal role in education
(The Washington Post, April 26, 2017; 4:43 PM)
A popular public school Bible class in West Virginia faces legal challenge
(The Washington Post, April 23, 2017; 6:09 PM)
Teachers union hosts DeVos on visit to public schools in rural Ohio
(The Washington Post, April 20, 2017; 5:19 PM)
For the first time, a charter school teacher wins National Teacher of the Year
(The Washington Post, April 20, 2017; 12:28 PM)
Rolling Stone settles with former U-Va. dean in defamation case
(The Washington Post, April 11, 2017; 8:35 PM)
DeVos praises this voucher-like program. Here’s what it means for school reform.
(The Washington Post, April 9, 2017; 10:13 PM)
The cost of Betsy DeVos’s security detail — nearly $8 million over nearly 8 months
(The Washington Post, April 7, 2017; 11:51 AM)
Key Democratic senator outlines a case against school vouchers
(The Washington Post, March 22, 2017; 7:00 AM)
Trump budget casualty: After-school programs for 1.6 million kids. Most are poor.
(The Washington Post, March 16, 2017; 5:40 PM)
Trump seeks to slash Education Department but make big push for school choice
(The Washington Post, March 16, 2017; 12:01 AM)
DeVos tells big-city school superintendents she believes in ‘great public schools’ — but some remain skeptical
(The Washington Post, March 13, 2017; 4:35 PM)
Senate scraps Obama regulations on school accountability
(The Washington Post, March 9, 2017; 12:49 PM)
Senate overturns Obama-era regulations on teacher preparation
(The Washington Post, March 8, 2017; 3:18 PM)
Congressional Republicans poised to overturn Obama-era education regulations
(The Washington Post, March 6, 2017; 12:03 PM)
GOP bill could dismantle one of nation’s most robust school desegregation efforts
(The Washington Post, March 4, 2017; 3:43 PM)
Notre Dame announces Pence will speak at graduation, sidestepping debate over a possible invite to Trump
(The Washington Post, March 2, 2017; 3:40 PM)
Trump invited a student to his joint address. Her story says a lot about his views on education reform.
(The Washington Post, February 28, 2017; 6:39 AM)
Trump’s withdrawal of guidance on transgender student rights leaves bathroom questions up to schools and states
(The Washington Post, February 23, 2017; 6:22 PM)
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