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Maryland Pledges to Improve Teacher Evaluation System

Maryland has become the first state in the nation to sign a memorandum pledging that all education officials will work together to improve the state’s teacher evaluation system.

06/27/2014

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Report: DC and Md. Falling Behind When It Comes to Teaching Children With Disabilities

The U.S. Department of Education is changing the way it holds states accountable for the education of students with disabilities by adding more of a focus on student performance.

06/26/2014

American women born in the early 1980s – a generation dubbed Millennials – are 33 percent more likely to earn a college degree by the age of 27 than their male peers. (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)

Study: 29 Percent Of College Enrollees Drop Out Before Graduation

Only 4 in 10 students who entered college in 2007 have earned degrees from the school where they started.

12/16/2013

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State Orders Northern Virginia College to Shut Down

Virginia officials have ordered a northern Virginia college that catered to foreign students to shut down.

07/23/2013

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81 Percent of Va. High Schoolers Graduate On Time

Virginia is seeing improvement in the rate of high school students who graduate on time.

01/22/2013

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Fairfax County Public Schools Reprimanded For Forging Documents By Being Asked To Repay $1 Million

Fairfax County Public Schools is repaying a hefty fine as punishment from the federal government.

08/14/2012

The U.S. Department of Education is asking colleges and universities to adopt a clearer financial aid form amidst ballooning student loan debt. (Photo credit should read JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

Federal Gov Asking For Student Loan Clarity

U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan is urging colleges and universities to adopt an easy-to-understand financial aid form to help students make smarter decisions on where to study, how to pay and determine what they’ll owe.

07/24/2012

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Maryland Gets $6.7Million More To Turn Around Worst Schools

Maryland will receive $6.7 million from the federal government to continue turnaround efforts in the state’s worst schools, adding to the $60 million it has already received.

03/16/2012

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