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.
Church-friendly American teens are far more likely to graduate high school and succeed in education than their religiously unaffiliated peers.
Two Australian researchers claim that homework is of little use – if any – to children in primary school.
Today on the CBS Local forum, Romney and Obama were asked: What will you do to make the U.S. more energy independent?