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Va educators partner to help disabled students

Educators in Virginia are partnering to help students with disabilities succeed after they leave school.

Sunday - 04/13/2014, 05:35pm EDT

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77 percent of Va's public schools fully accredited

Virginia education officials say new, more rigorous assessment tests drove down the number of schools meeting state standards.

Sunday - 09/22/2013, 07:51am EDT

Tags: Virginia public schools, accreditation

Va. public school teachers required to learn CPR

Any public school teacher in Virginia wanting to get or renew their license to teach must prove they've been trained in emergency first aid and CPR.

Sunday - 06/30/2013, 08:04am EDT

Tags: CPR, first aid, public schools, teachers, veronica robinson

Chesapeake educator named Va. teacher of the year

A sixth-grade English teacher has been named Virginia's teacher of the year for 2013

Saturday - 10/13/2012, 11:42am EDT

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Va. students find math SOLs more challenging

As expected, Virginia education officials said Tuesday that new, more rigorous mathematics tests drove pass rates down notably during the last school year, the first in which students were tested under revised standards aimed at better preparing them for college or post-graduation employment.

Wednesday - 08/15/2012, 04:07am EDT

Tags: Standards of Learning, SOLs,

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Va. enters school partnership with French district

The Virginia Department of Education says it has entered a partnership with a large French school district to boost educational and cultural ties.

Monday - 04/02/2012, 06:21pm EDT

Tags: Academie de Reims