The Virginia Department of Education is launching a pilot program in the fall that will allow students to earn a high school diploma without stepping inside a classroom.
The steady increase of time spent on sites like Twitter and Facebook has been found to inversely correlate with the time spent on many daily duties and tasks.
The stakes are high, measured in the hundreds of millions of dollars every election cycle. Precisely how much is not known, since the Federal Election Commission does not require federal candidates to tally donations raised via email or websites separately from those made in response to traditional mail, phone banks or candidate calls.
Believe it or not, three cities in the DC region ranked among the top ten Most Generous Online U.S. Cities of 2011 according to one report.