Baltimore County public health officials are recommending that about 60 people get screened for tuberculosis after a case was reported at a high school.
District of Columbia officials are responding to a lawsuit over the closure of 15 schools, saying their plan was the result of extensive study and will improve education for all students.
The House of Delegates has passed legislation that would assign letter grades to public schools in Virginia just as teachers grade students from A to F.
A Virginia legislative subcommittee has sent a proposal to arm public school employees to Gov. Bob McDonnell’s school safety task force.
Virginians overwhelmingly support requiring background checks on buyers at gun shows and posting armed police officers in public school buildings after last month’s Connecticut school shooting, according to a statewide poll released Thursday.
Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley’s administration says $336 million in school construction funding and upgrades will be in the budget for the next fiscal year.
Virginia is getting a better idea of how its public school students fared on new annual benchmarks. The state Department of Education on Wednesday is set to release results of the annual measurable objectives in reading and mathematics.
In recent decades, the government has taken to feeding needy children to combat the negativity of trying to learn while being hungry. Now, with new Obama administration regulations on school lunches, we have a government that is causing hunger.
The Virginia Department of Education says it has entered a partnership with a large French school district to boost educational and cultural ties.
No one in Virginia may have won the Mega Millions jackpot, but lottery officials say the state’s public schools were big winners.