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The governing body of high school sports in Virginia has sanctioned the participation of transgender athletes at the state's 313 high schools.
Two local school districts are taking an extra step to reduce the effects of concussions among student athletes as more and more research demonstrates the severe and lasting toll concussions can have on young brains.
A formal complaint filed with the U.S. Department of Education claims D.C. Public Schools has not funded girls athletics at same rate as boys' sports and limited the opportunities for girls to participate in competitive sports, a violation of federal law.
A local high school cross country runner finished in second place at the Foot Locker National High School Cross Country Championships Saturday.