House Republicans want to reduce how many standardized tests Virginia’s public school students take.
The standardized tests called the Maryland School Assessments are coming under fire from some parents, teachers, lawmakers and school officials.
Virginia education officials will soon use a letter-based system to grade the state’s public schools.
Education Secretary Arne Duncan says District of Columbia school officials deserve credit for big leaps in scores on the Nation’s Report Card.
Researchers from the Committee on Adolescence at the American Academy of Pediatrics said that condoms should be made more available to teenagers.
Education Secretary Arne Duncan would see his authority greatly cut and governors would have final say over their schools under legislation introduced Thursday by Senate Republicans.
The prestigious Institute of Medicine is recommending that schools provide opportunities for at least 60 minutes of physical activity each day for students and that PE be designated a core subject.
A Texas educator has been selected to head Fairfax County public schools, becoming the first woman to head Virginia’s largest school district.
Prince George’s County Executive Rushern Baker is urging lawmakers to support a measure that would allow him to overhaul the county’s school system.
The Prince George’s County Executive is seeking legislation to give his office more control over county schools.