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Educare School In D.C. To Focus On Infants, Toddlers

A new child care center planned for Ward 7 in the District has a mission to improve academic outcomes by enhancing education for the youngest students.

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WTU President Outlines His Objections To Henderson Being Picked As Chancellor

More details are being released about the process by which Kaya Henderson was selected to be D.C.'s schools chancellor. A summary of the selection panel's discussions -- released by the mayor -- details objections from the Washington Teachers' Union.

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Schools In Montgomery County Face Big Cuts

In Maryland, public schools in Montgomery County fared the worst in county executive Isiah Leggett's budget proposal for next year.

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Alexandria Superintendent Weighs In On No Child Left Behind

This week, President Obama made his way to a public school in Arlington County to make the case for revamping the No Child Left Behind education law. But it's in the neighboring city of Alexandria where you can find the Northern Virginia school district that's been placed under the most pressure by No Child Left Behind.

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Maryland Dream Act Passes In State Senate

The Maryland Senate has approved a controversial bill that would level the playing field for undocumented high school students when it comes to paying for their college education. The 28-19 vote on the Maryland Dream Act was mostly along party lines.

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Montgomery County Executive Unveils Budget Plan

Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett's budget for the next fiscal year includes $300 million in spending cuts. Only one county department didn't see its budget cut: police.

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Public Hearing Scheduled For Later Today On DCPS Budget

With a number of schools in the district facing major budget cuts, D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray is holding a public hearing today to give students, parents, teachers and others a chance offer their input in the process.

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