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Fort Belvoir students speak to astronauts about life in space

It was a once in a lifetime experience meant to foster a love if science. A group of Virginia kids spent part if their day talking to an astronaut.

Wednesday - 02/19/2014, 04:46pm EST

Tags: international space station, fort belvoir, astronaut

Later bell time proposed for Montgomery County students

Proposed changes to the times school bells ring in Montgomery County drew a crowd of more than 200 people to a public meeting Monday night.

Tuesday - 12/17/2013, 05:46am EST

Tags: bell time, School start time, michelle basch, high school, Montgomery County Public Schools

Virginia 4th-graders' reading, math skills improve

A national assessment shows Virginia fourth-graders' reading and math skills are continuing to improve

Thursday - 11/07/2013, 03:12pm EST

Tags: reading, Math scores, National Assessment of Educational Progress, education

Expert introduces mindfulness meditation to Montgomery Co. students, parents

Tara Brach has been teaching meditation for more than 30 years, and on Oct. 7 she will bring her expertise and insight on the practice to students, parents and teachers in Montgomery County, Md.

Thursday - 10/03/2013, 08:55am EDT

Tags: mindfulness, meditation, Tara Brach, Montgomery County schools, school, parents

Study: Infamous freshman 15 may actually be 3

Recent studies say it's a myth that college students gain 15 pounds during their first year away from home.

Tuesday - 09/10/2013, 08:38am EDT

Tags: veronica robinson, weight, College, freshman 15

Back to school can be a pain for parents

For most, school is back in session. And that can make things a little busy for both kids and parents.

Monday - 09/02/2013, 06:24am EDT

Tags: school, parenting, kids

Students see pills as study aid, officials warn of growing trend

Ritalin and Adderall are the two most commonly abused stimulants on high school and college campuses. And with final exams approaching, officials in Fairfax are warning of the growing problem.

Tuesday - 05/14/2013, 04:06pm EDT

Tags: prescription drug abuse, Adderall, Ritalin, dick uliano

2 Va. students charged with poison attempt

Two Newport News students who put hand sanitizer in their teachers' drinks are facing felony charges.

Wednesday - 03/27/2013, 03:26am EDT

Tags: poison,

Metro unveils new pass option for student riders

The District Department of Transportation, WMATA and Giant Food are launching a new program to make it easier for students to purchase passes that get them to and from school.

Saturday - 03/02/2013, 07:14am EST

Tags: giant, metro, ddot, thomas warren

Prince George's County schools considers owning student and teachers' work

The Prince George's County Board of Education is considering a proposal that says any work created for school or by using school materials would become property of the school board.

Monday - 02/04/2013, 08:09am EST

Tags: Prince Georges Public Schools, copyright, teachers, board of education, Jamie Forzato

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