Standardized test scores were up almost across the board in D.C.'s traditional public schools this year, according to the latest results. Students in charter schools did not fare quite as well, however.
An overhaul is in the works for D.C.'s bustling Union Station. Amtrak unveiled a $7 billion plan to modernize the station's platforms and retail areas, but were not forthcoming with specifics on how they would fund the project.
At least one-third of the nation's colleges and universities are on a shaky financial path, but Virginia's public institutions are faring pretty well, according to a new report from two higher education consultants.
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