Sen. Elizabeth Warren questioned minimum wage increases during a Senate hearing, and cited a study that suggests the federal minimum wage should be standing at $22 an hour.
The Montgomery County Board of Education has approved a budget that includes $18.6 million for employee raises, but that could set up a possible battle with the County Council.
Teachers need to start taking their own advice.
Virginia ranked fifth nationwide in the percentage of public school students earning a score of 3 or higher on the Advanced Placement examinations.
Legislation pushed by Gov. Bob McDonnell to allow the state to take over chronically failing schools received final General Assembly approval Wednesday.
Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal says education reforms that have produced results in his state can also work in Virginia.
Two major components of Republican Gov. Bob McDonnell’s education reform agenda won a Senate committee’s endorsement Thursday on the narrowest of party-line votes.
Too many students worry more about being killed by a gun than learning in the classroom, Education Secretary Arne Duncan said on Thursday, as he cautioned that firearms alone do not make schools safer.
A U.S. Education Department analysis says Virginia students have bigger vocabularies and better comprehension skills than their peers across the country.
Google is announcing $23 million in grants to spur innovation among charities and increase education for girls and minority students in science and technology.