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Thousands of school kids are heading back to class this week and next week, and many of them are getting up before the sun. But one tweet from a top educator could help fuel efforts to ring that school bell just a bit later.
Education Secretary Arne Duncan says the country needs to reevaluate its values and consider common-sense gun control measures after a mass shooting at a Connecticut school.
The Virginia Department of Education is getting more than $1.5 million to improve personnel training systems to help children with disabilities.
Ten schools in Maryland, nine in Virginia and two in D.C. made the list of the Nation's Blue Ribbon Schools for 2012, the U.S. Department of Education announced Friday.