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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

Tags: Virginia Department of Education

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, Virginia Department of Education, 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, Virginia Department of Education, 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

Tags: teacher of the year, Virginia Department of Education

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, Virginia Department of Education

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