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Montgomery County Council weighs another school-bus safety measure

The council is considering a resolution to double the penalty for passing a stopped school bus.

Tuesday - 05/06/2014, 05:43am EDT

Healthier school meals: How 5 districts are faring

How 5 school districts are faring with healthier school meal standards in place

Tuesday - 05/06/2014, 04:34am EDT

Officials: 1 in custody after Ga. college shooting

Officials: 1 in custody after Ga. college shooting, victim suffers severe head injury

Monday - 05/05/2014, 11:18pm EDT

Girl Scouts ditch campfires, 'Kumbaya' for robots

It's not all cookies and campfires for one local Girl Scout troop. These girls build robots and confidence as they advance in robotics competitions.

Monday - 05/05/2014, 05:03pm EDT
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8th grade Holocaust assignment draws criticism

California school district backtracks on essay assignment on whether Holocaust happened

Monday - 05/05/2014, 04:31pm EDT

Today's advice to graduates: No selfies

For graduates at 2 colleges, a warning on selfies; administrators cite time, disruption

Monday - 05/05/2014, 03:42pm EDT

Contractor strikes oil at Indiana State campus

Contractor strikes oil at Indiana State University campus; production level, value uncertain

Monday - 05/05/2014, 01:10pm EDT

Obamacare to gridlock, fair game for Obama's jokes

At reporters' dinner, comedian in chief pokes fun at 'Obamacare,' Republicans and news media

Monday - 05/05/2014, 12:16pm EDT

VMI board approves tuition, fee increases

Virginia Military Institute board approves tuition and fee increases

Monday - 05/05/2014, 11:00am EDT

2nd China university starts Rhodes-style program

Second Chinese university announces plans for a Rhodes Scholarship-style program

Monday - 05/05/2014, 09:40am EDT

Medal of Honor recipient to address W&M grads

Medal of Honor recipient Leroy Petry to speak at William & Mary's commencement

Monday - 05/05/2014, 06:56am EDT

Smithsonian makes deal to offer online courses

Smithsonian makes deal to offer online education through The Great Courses

Monday - 05/05/2014, 06:55am EDT

VCU to dedicate school of media, culture

VCU to dedicate Richard T. Robertson School of Media and Culture on Tuesday

Monday - 05/05/2014, 06:54am EDT

US teachers nowhere as diverse as their students

US teachers are nowhere near as diverse as their students; groups commit to turn that around

Monday - 05/05/2014, 04:43am EDT

Ultra-Orthodox quietly joining Israeli military

Despite protests, ultra-Orthodox Jewish soldiers quietly finding their way in Israeli military

Monday - 05/05/2014, 02:16am EDT

Cycling test draws rave reviews in Richmond

The group that is bringing the cycling world championships to Virginia in September 2015 declared its hosting of the USA Cycling Collegiate Road National Championships as a trial run a huge success.

Monday - 05/05/2014, 12:21am EDT

Slain German exchange student honored at memorial

At memorial service in Germany, friends, family remember exchange student slain in US shooting

Sunday - 05/04/2014, 01:20pm EDT

Condoleezza Rice backs out of Rutgers commencement

Condoleezza Rice backs out of delivering Rutgers commencement address after student protests

Sunday - 05/04/2014, 10:48am EDT

GM CEO tells students to quickly fix problems

GM CEO to University of Michigan graduates: Solve problems quickly to stop them from growing

Sunday - 05/04/2014, 08:04am EDT

Schools in Nigeria capital closing for security

Schools, government offices in Nigeria capital closing as security measure for economic forum

Sunday - 05/04/2014, 06:40am EDT
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