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Virginia 4th-graders' reading, math skills improve

A national assessment shows Virginia fourth-graders' reading and math skills are continuing to improve

Thursday - 11/07/2013, 03:12pm EST

Tags: reading, Math scores, National Assessment of Educational Progress, students,

Parents trying to learn standards their children must meet

This school year, parents have several questions about the Common Core Standards that their kids will have to meet.

Monday - 10/21/2013, 08:23am EDT

Tags: Largo High School, Common Core Standards, Kate Ryan,

Good to Go: Is home schooling right for your family?

September is the time of year when many parents put their kids on a school bus and settle back into a fall routine. But some parents never took a three-month hiatus from this schedule.

Monday - 09/16/2013, 07:36am EDT

Tags: Good to Go, Katie Howard, school, homeschool, homeschooling, home school

Later school start times in region supported by Secretary of Education Arne Duncan

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.

Monday - 08/26/2013, 05:01am EDT

Tags: SLEEP in Fairfax, Hank Silverberg, school start times, school, Arne Duncan,

Maryland School Assessment scores dip

Maryland School Assessment scores are down this year.

Wednesday - 07/24/2013, 04:28am EDT

Tags: Maryland State Department of Education

Central Virginia considers selling campus

Monday - 03/25/2013, 04:10am EDT

Tags: Liberty University, college,

Demand for officers in schools skyrockets

The trend of stationing police officers inside schools is on the rise. At least three districts in the D.C. metro area are publicly mulling an increased security force, along with school systems across the country.

Saturday - 02/09/2013, 01:33pm EST

Tags: newtown, school resource officer, school shooting

McDonnell makes big, final push for lasting legacy

Gov. Bob McDonnell is using his annual address to the state to make one big, last push for a lasting legislative legacy, urging lawmakers to embrace his education and transportation reforms.

Wednesday - 01/09/2013, 08:08pm EST

Tags: Bob McDonnell, Virginia General Assembly, transportation, gas tax, teacher pay raise

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