The chairman of the board of trustees says Howard University is in strong shape. The vice chairwoman of the board suggests the university is in jeopardy of closure within three years without a swift and major course correction.Read full article >>
The District’s state superintendent of education, Hosanna Mahaley Jones, is stepping down to help her husband recover from a heart attack.
Mayor Vincent C. Gray (D) announced Mahaley Jones’s departure Tuesday.Read full article >>
About 100 students and parents from Silver Spring International Middle School rallied Tuesday morning in hopes of preventing scheduling changes they say could hurt student achievement.
The school is planning to go from an eight-period to a seven-period schedule starting the 2014-15 academic year.Read full article >>
A coalition of educators, researchers, parents, activists and elected officials issued what signees are calling an "Education Declaration" on Tuesday that lists seven key principles on which genuine school reform should be guided for the 21st century and starts from the premise that public education is "a public good."
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Robert C. Russell, a former Fairfax County music teacher and principal who served as the superintendent of Fairfax City public schools from 1984 to 1995, died June 2 in Elkins, W.Va. He was 83. Fairfax City Public Schools announced the death in a statement.Read full article >>