Education News

Fairfax County schools superintendent proposes change to teacher salaries

Administrators at Fairfax County Public Schools are facing a tough decision: What to fund and what to cut while addressing a multi-million- dollar budget shortfall for 2015.

Tuesday - 04/29/2014, 08:56am EDT

Education a new defining issue for 2016 GOP class

Education rising as issue among 2016 GOP class; standards now a metaphor for government reach

Tuesday - 04/29/2014, 06:28am EDT

Plan would put more resource officers in Montgomery County schools

Montgomery County officials say they didn't get the level of state aid they needed, so County Executive Isiah "Ike" Leggett is proposing adding money to the budget to put eight more resource officers in high schools.

Tuesday - 04/29/2014, 04:49am EDT

Task force seeks protections for rape victims

White House task force seeks confidential reporting for campus assault victims

Tuesday - 04/29/2014, 03:16am EDT

Va. Beach avoids repeat of rowdy college weekend

Virginia Beach police say this year's College Beach Weekend was uneventful, with only a few minor incidents.

Tuesday - 04/29/2014, 12:42am EDT

Volunteers quietly help families of ferry's lost

Volunteers quietly help families of SKorean ferry's lost in manifold ways, from cabs to kebabs

Monday - 04/28/2014, 11:38pm EDT

Jump from college to NFL fraught with risk

Record number of underclassmen ignore risks in making jump from college football to NFL

Monday - 04/28/2014, 11:22pm EDT

Rutgers students protest Condoleezza Rice speech

Rutgers students stage sit-in to protest Condoleezza Rice's appearance at graduation event

Monday - 04/28/2014, 09:00pm EDT

Montana man charged with homicide in teen shooting

Police: Montana man charged with deliberate homicide in death of exchange student from Germany

Monday - 04/28/2014, 08:49pm EDT

Report: 4 in 5 US high school students graduate

Report: US high school graduation rate at 80 percent; more progress needed to meet 90 percent

Monday - 04/28/2014, 08:42pm EDT

School official: Texas student planned violence

School official says San Antonio boy found at high school with loaded AK-47 planned violence

Monday - 04/28/2014, 06:29pm EDT

Indiana approves Common Core replacement standards

Indiana Board of Education OKs replacement for Common Core standards; one of 1st US to adopt

Monday - 04/28/2014, 05:25pm EDT

College: Student fabricated racist attack report

Officials at New Jersey university say student fabricated report of attack, racial slurs

Monday - 04/28/2014, 03:51pm EDT

NC university on lockdown after report of gunman

Spokeswoman: Parts of North Carolina A&T State University locked down after report of gunman

Monday - 04/28/2014, 01:50pm EDT

Johns Hopkins students' info discovered online

More than 2K Johns Hopkins grad students' info inadvertently made accessible on the Internet

Monday - 04/28/2014, 12:29pm EDT

Car runs over child's foot at elementary school

A car ran over a fourth-grader's foot at Beverly Farms Elementary School in Montgomery County Monday morning.

Monday - 04/28/2014, 10:02am EDT

Report: Md. high school graduation rate is 84 percent

Report: Md. high school graduation rate is 84 percent, slightly above nationwide average

Monday - 04/28/2014, 08:12am EDT

Mary Washington begins $50M fundraising campaign

Mary Washington campaign seeks to raise $50 million to remain affordable, competitive

Monday - 04/28/2014, 06:40am EDT

Montgomery County Council to consider school safety proposals

As the budget deadline comes closer, two issues facing the Montgomery County Council concern school children's safety.

Monday - 04/28/2014, 04:35am EDT

2 Prince George's moms lobby for bilingual schools

A quest by two Prince George's County mothers to lobby the county school system to begin offering Spanish immersion classes for elementary students is starting to pay off.

Sunday - 04/27/2014, 08:38pm EDT
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