Local school boards in Virginia have authority to include sexual orientation and gender identity in their anti-discrimination policies, according to the state’s attorney general.
Dozens of students and parents rolled out their sleeping bags and sported their pajamas in a “sleep-in” protest outside the Montgomery County Board of Education Monday afternoon.
The push for school starting after Labor Day in Maryland hit another milestone Thursday as advocates unveiled the results of their petition drive to sign up supporters of the plan.
Civil rights pioneer Ruby Bridges says America today looks a lot like the world she helped break apart 54 years ago: A nation with segregated schools and racial tension.
Maryland’s largest school district has voted to strip religious labels from next year’s school calendar, including Christian holidays such as Easter and Christmas, and the Jewish holidays of Yom Kippur and Rosh Hashanah.
A new report card for Maryland public school teachers reveals that nearly three percent of the states teachers are rated ineffective, the Maryland State Department of Education says.
More than $13 million in federal funding is headed to Virginia to improve mental health services for students and to expand school safety programs.
Students in all Alexandria Public Schools were on lock-in Tuesday afternoon after someone reportedly waved a weapon near a school, police say.
The Virginia Board of Education’s leader is continuing a listening tour to hear about important issues facing the state’s public schools.
A new study shows that large numbers of District of Columbia school students likely heard gunfire near their school buildings during the 2011-2012 school year.