Students in Loudoun County's public school system are settling in to the first week of the school year. While many are getting used to new surroundings, new teachers, and new courses, one thing is exactly the same as last year: overcrowded classrooms.
A panel in Virginia is studying ways to streamline state government. Last year, the group consolidated or abolished 49 boards and commissions. Now, the panel is looking at ways to restructure state agencies and programs.
Katherine Bradley is the co-founder and president of the City Bridge Foundation, focused on building a strong system of traditional public and charter schools in the District. She says she owes her drive and success to an inspirational teacher.
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