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The new president of the Washington Teachers' Union promised a "progressive" administration rather than a "reactionary" one, and said his No. 1 priority is to protect members' job security.
America's ornery dropout problem has been called an "epidemic" and a "crisis," and while an advocacy group founded by retired Gen. Colin L. Powell say they remain appropriate labels, the group will announce some good news on that front Tuesday.
Dear black parents, we have a problem. Excuses are getting in the way of our black boys becoming learned black men.
D.C. Schools Chancellor Michelle A. Rhee's resignation surely counts as a material change in the conditions set by the private foundations that donated some $64.5 million for D.C. public school reform, justifying their reconsideration ("School reform a 'team' effort," Friday, Culture).
Michelle A. Rhee may be on her way out as chancellor of D.C. Public Schools, but the fights she waged over the city's education policies are likely to linger long after she is gone.
D.C. Public Schools Chancellor Michelle A. Rhee has resigned, Attorney General Peter Nickles says he will resign, and Fire and EMS Chief Dennis L. Rubin has reportedly filled his office with packing boxes in case he's asked to resign.
How is it that college and high school coaches are able to turn student-athletes into top drawer professionals, but many of our superintendents and chancellors can't manage to churn out top-flight students?
Two days after President Obama disparaged D.C. Public Schools on national television, Education Secretary Arne Duncan used a highly successful public charter school as a backdrop to publicize a federal college-access program.
In a rare and blunt criticism of education in the nation's capital, President Obama on Monday called D.C. Public Schools a "struggling" system that doesn't measure up to the needs of first daughters Sasha and Malia.