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President Obama references the common core at a Virginia school.
One Virginia legislator wants to make sure that teachers will not be punished if they critique controversial scientific concepts
The incident sparked anger on the NBC Washington Facebook page, where the outlet asked, “Is this a good policy or taking
“We had more than 350 students in the program, and only five were Carroll County students,” School Superintendent Strader
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.
Public debate accelerated after Wayne LaPierre, CEO of the Fairfax, Va.-based National Rifle Association, suggested future
The student emailed the information to hundreds of other students. As a result, he was placed in the juvenile court system
The report’s authors offer several policy recommendations for designing new teacher evaluation systems moving forward: "Honestly
Board member Billy K. Cannaday Jr. said the vote was the chance for the state to prove it was serious about creating an equal
When Bennett’s daughter, who suffers from a processing disorder, had trouble mastering the gesture for “power and strength
“Once we put students in groups, we give them very different opportunities to learn — with strong patterns of inequality
According to the Washington Post, the date-seeking boy’s father is a senior official in air operations at U.S. Customs and
Exemptions are granted or denied by local school boards. According to the study, nearly 95 percent of survey respondents
DC Breaking Local News Weather Sports FOX 5 WTTG According to the Examiner, South Lakes High School in Reston, Va., will
The letter further outlined that new standards under No Child Left Behind were flexible so that schools could set reasonable
Instead, many educators believe "detracking" or "heterogeneous or mixed-ability grouping" ensures success across racial lines
A proposal that passed the Virginia Senate in January, however, would preclude the state's third graders from taking history
The Education Department's Office of Civil Rights oversees enforcement of laws that prohibit school discrimination on grounds
Chilling video of 10-year-old Cequan Haskins being viciously bullied on a school bus in May 2011 was released publicly on
What can we learn from UVA? When we neglect the need to be collaborative and communicative with the wide variety of stakeholders, something bad is going to happen.