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Loudoun schools consider big cuts, some raises in new budget

The Loudoun County School Board is looking for ways to close its biggest funding gap in years - and parents, students and the community are weighing in.

Thursday - 04/10/2014, 08:01am EDT

Tags: Loudoun County Public Schools,

Study: Stress of homework hurts students' grades

How much homework is too much? Ann Dolin, president of EC Tutoring and author of the book "Homework Made Simple: Tips, Tools and Solutions for Stress Free Homework," offers guidance by grade level.

Friday - 03/28/2014, 07:40am EDT

Tags: paula wolfson, parenting, school, homework

Mentally demanding jobs keep people smart past retirement

A mentally demanding job can be stressful. But, it could also keep people's minds sharp even after they retire.

Tuesday - 03/25/2014, 01:14pm EDT

Tags: job, work, brain, Kristi King

Va awards $2M to boost teacher science, math

Thursday - 03/06/2014, 04:00am EST

Tags: grants

D.C.: Where the brainpower is

D.C. boasts boasts the strongest brainpower in the nation, according to a study that analyzed 102 major markets.

Thursday - 02/27/2014, 06:06am EST

Tags: brainpower, employment, D.C., Census

Prince George's school cancels skit

A local school has dropped a skit after a parent said it was offensive to immigrants.

Wednesday - 02/19/2014, 12:40pm EST

Tags: Prince Georges County,

Career-path choices crucial in age of student debt

It's important for high schoolers to consider career paths that will help pay back debts, Gene Natali Jr. says.

Wednesday - 02/19/2014, 05:11am EST

Tags: Gene Natali, college, student loans, Rick Massimo, careers,

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College Board: Virginia among leaders in AP tests

Virginia has the third-highest number of Advanced Placement test-takers in the nation, according to a new report from the College Board.

Thursday - 02/13/2014, 03:00pm EST

Tags: Advanced Placement, Virginia

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