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In Fairfax County, an influx of immigrants has wide-ranging effects

Tens of thousands of unaccompanied minors have crossed the southern U.S. border; many have ended up in Virginia.

Tuesday - 09/02/2014, 08:50pm EDT

Tags: immigration, Andrew Mollenbeck, unaccompanied minors, schools, immigrants


Cellphones 101: Schools adopt the phones they once banned

Cellphones and tablets have become an integral part of modern life, and the Prince George's County school system not only allows kids to carry phones and tablets during the day, but encourages teachers to incorporate them in the classroom.

Thursday - 08/28/2014, 05:17am EDT

Tags: cellphone, kate ryan, Henry A Wise Jr. High School, learning,

Dominion awards $1.3M in education grants

Wednesday - 08/27/2014, 08:04am EDT

Tags: Dominion Resources, grant,

The best time for elementary and teen students to do homework

Kids in Maryland and D.C. are back in school this week. Students in northern Virginia return next week. It's a good time to get the homework habit right.

Wednesday - 08/27/2014, 05:08am EDT

Tags: homework, Ann Dolin, homework time, back to school, Dick Uliano

No more Vals and Sals in Pasco County Graduations

One Florida county might be eliminating the traditional valedictorian and salutatorians titles because they say it puts too much pressure on students and parents.

Saturday - 07/05/2014, 10:48pm EDT

Tags: high school, valedictorian, salutatorians

Va. Standards of Learning panel appointed

Tuesday - 07/01/2014, 07:56am EDT

Tags: Terry McAuliffe,

Study: Teens prioritize their own happiness and success

A gap persists between what teens say their parents want for them and what parents say they want for teens.

Saturday - 06/28/2014, 01:59am EDT

Tags: teen,

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