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High school health education classes that focus exclusively on topics of physical activity and nutrition may be a thing of the past. It turns out, integrating cognitive-behavioral components into health curricula makes for happier and healthier teens.
As the world marketplace continues to go digital, high schools throughout Virginia are taking the plunge into virtual education.
Superintendent Dr. Joshua Starr said the school system is aware of the issues and will form a group to tackle the problem.
A local teen's clothing choice is causing a ruffle in the dress policy at a Montgomery County high school.
The Take Charge Program, a nonprofit based in Forestville, Md., has decided to help students pull up their pants by collecting and distributing belts at various locations in Prince George's County like Northwestern High. They are calling the initiative "Pull 'Em Up" campaign.
The General Assembly looks set to pass a bill that would require kids to stay in school until they turn 18.
A new report says the number of Virginia high schools considered "dropout factories" remained constant between 2002 and 2010, but the number of students attending such schools grew during the period.