Legislation prohibiting adoption of the Common Core curriculum standards in Virginia schools has cleared a state Senate committee.
About 400,000 Virginia students are heading back to school in the Washington area and will find some changes this year.
U.S. News and World Report’s annual list of the nation’s best high schools was released this week, and eight local schools made the top 100.
Forty-one percent of Virginia’s public schools met annual benchmarks aimed at reducing proficiency gaps between low-performing and high-performing schools, state education officials said Tuesday.
Virginia education officials say 88 percent of students in the class of 2012 graduated after four years of high school.