Oct. 4, 2014
Momentum appears to be growing as educators, politicians, parents and other stakeholders recognize that current testing regulations may not offer the best measurements for student growth and learning.
Oct. 1, 2014
Lessons in the kitchen help Waynesboro students discover the value of ideals such as teamwork, time management, budgeting and problem-solving.
Sept. 25, 2014
Priority will be given to schools in most need of updated equipment and/or with a high number of offenses. One hundred divisions and nearly 400 schools stand to get money from the grant.
August 27, 2014
Virginia middle-school students made gains on Grade 7, Grade 8 and Algebra exams in the third year of new, rigorous testing standards. English and reading scores remained essentially unchanged.
August 20, 2014
Fred Lynn and Godwin middle schools are among three schools in Prince William County sharing in a grant worth more than a half-million dollars to create 21st-Century Community Learning Centers. The centers offer after-school and summer tutoring for students and will partner with community organizations to provide enrichment activities.
August 7, 2014
About 50 students will participate in the new venture, designed to help low-performing students reach their true potential with outdoor learning opportunities focused on science and social studies.
July 20, 2014
Over the summer, Radford University hosted more than 50 middle school students in the Virginia Science Technology Engineering and Applied Mathematics Academy (STEAM), the second such session in the state this year.
January 13, 2014
EduWidgets gives teachers and students the chance to build and customize apps in order to create interactive content for BYOD devices, tablets and the Web.