virginia-schools

President Obama references the common core at a Virginia school.
Louisiana and Tennessee have similar academic freedom bills. The Louisiana bill, which was passed in 2008, and the Tennessee
“Enough is enough. I mean, where will we draw the line?" said Marshall. "I mean, a pencil. Was it sharpened? Was it not? Was
Virginia’s largest and first statewide virtual school may soon close, as the Carroll County School Board recently voted to
McDonnell Gets By With A Little Help From His Friend As Gov. Bob McDonnell (R) continued his push for education reforms in Virginia, Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal (R) stopped by for a little nudge in the right direction, reports the Associated Press. "Jindal was in Richmond for U.S. House Majority Leader Eric Cantor's fundraiser, so Gov. Bob McDonnell took the opportunity to have his fellow Republican talk about grading schools on an A-to-F scale and allowing the state to take over chronically failing schools," AP writes.
Virginia voters also support stricter gun control laws, including 58 percent who favor a national assault weapons ban and
The student emailed the information to hundreds of other students. As a result, he was placed in the juvenile court system
NCLB sought to achieve 100 percent student proficiency in math and reading by 2014, a lofty goal that is far from realization
Board member Winsome E. Sears offered the only challenge of the discussion, asking Wright why the state chose to go with
Bennett said she was initially told by a school resource officer that “speaking in Arabic wasn’t against school policy.” Stephanie