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New standardized test scores show that students who live along the Route 1 corridor in Fairfax County are struggling to meet minimum standards.
Virginia's gubernatorial contenders rarely agree on much, but they seemd to have found a common distaste for Gov. Bob McDonnell's education reform law.
Virginia attorney general and gubernatorial candidate Ken Cuccinelli says he won't defend a state law allowing for the state takeover of failing schools when it is challenged in court.
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.
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