Thornton Back at the Helm of Prince George’s School Board

Alvin Thornton, an education expert in Maryland who 16 years ago successfully authored a formula to ensure equitable funding for…

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Bowser Chooses Ferebee as DCPS Chief

After months of community forums and private deliberation, D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser and the Our Schools Leadership Committee have chosen…

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The Maryland State Department of Education this week released its School Report Cards which focus on the five guiding areas…

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D.C. EDUCATION BRIEFS: Graduation Rates

The graduation rate — which indicates the number of students graduating from high school in four years — among public…

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Coalition Ramps Up Interest in Md. HBCU Case

For the past month, Marvin "Doc" Cheatham has been working the telephones — and emails.

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O’Leary Wins Ward 4 School Board Race in Upset

Frazier O'Leary, a longtime educator who taught mainly at Cardozo Senior High School, surprised many in the District of Columbia…

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Prince George’s Schools Improve Grade-Change, Graduation Policies: Audit

Prince George's County Public Schools reduced the number of late grade entries and implemented a graduation certification checklist in the…

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Kirwan Commission Readies Final Education Report

Since its inception in 2016, the Commission on Innovation and Excellence in Education, also known as the Kirwan Commission, presented…

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What the Proposed Title IX Regulations Mean

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos has proposed an overhaul of the way schools and universities respond to victims and the accused…

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Annual EdFEST to Help Parents Through School Lottery

EdFEST, an annual fair which explores the city's many public school options for District children, returns to the DC Armory…

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