Virginia Public Schools
Virginia education officials will soon use a letter-based system to grade the state’s public schools.
A Virginia legislative committee has advanced three bills intended to improve school safety.
Gov. Bob McDonnell’s proposal to grade schools on the same A-to-F scale used for students has barely won General Assembly approval.
Henrico County police say a second-grader brought a handgun to an elementary school.
Virginia public schools will get the same kind of report cards their students take home if legislation endorsed Wednesday by a House of Delegates committee becomes law.
Nearly four dozen people have been named to a Virginia panel reviewing school policies and procedures, as well as funding and resource challenges, to ensure the safety of students and educators.
Pediatrician groups and other health advocates are claiming a small victory in their efforts to press for physical education in Virginia’s public schools.