A pair of groups in Virginia is suing to stop a new law that would allow the commonwealth to take control of failing schools, saying that it flies in the face of the state constitution.
There are more students packed into Virginia public schools than ever, even as school budgets have been frozen in place, leaving administrators scrambling to plug the gaps.
As Virginia lawmakers continue to find ways to improve schools in their state, they encourage educators to think outside the textbook.
Alexandria school superintendent Morton Sherman is fighting to keep his job in the wake of a scathing auditor's report, after the vice mayor called for his resignation.
Disciplinary procedures in Virginia schools are causing more problems than they solve, particularly for special needs and African-American students, according to a study.
The Va. Council of Education voted to increase funding for a program that provides aids to students at private universities.
Administrators at Virginia's largest high school are working to change
public perceptions, after T.C. Williams High was designated a
persistently lowest achieving school last year.
A Virginia educational panel is considering legislation that would give home-schooled students access to public sports.
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