Department of Education
With D.C. public schools and more than half of Maryland’s 24 school districts having reached or exceeded their allocated snow days this year, officials are weighing their options about how to make up the days they’ve used.
Education Secretary Arne Duncan on Monday said he regretted his “clumsy phrasing” in singling out white suburban moms for opposing new higher academic standards.
A new survey shows that millions of people have defaulted on their government-backed student loans.
Virginia education officials say the state’s new, more rigorous mathematics tests proved to be a challenge for students during the last school year.
West Virginia will receive nearly $53,000 from the U.S. Department of Education to cover fees charged to low-income students who take Advanced Placement tests.