District of Columbia Education Laws

Welcome to FindLaw's District of Columbia Education Laws section, covering a wide variety of regulations that affect students, teachers, and administrators. In this section, you will find articles about D.C. rules for compulsory education, which require children between the ages of five and 18 to attend some form of schooling (unless the student graduates early); a summary of corporal punishment in public schools, which is not allowed under Washington, D.C. law; the rules for keeping school records confidential; and more. To learn more about D.C. education laws, be sure to click on one of the links below or speak with an attorney familiar with such matters.

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