School districts in Montgomery County, Alexandria City and Arlington were busily tweeting photos of smiling students.
What can new and returning Maryland students expect when schools open their doors Tuesday for the 2018-2019 session? From safety and security goals to new programs throughout the state, WTOP has what you need to know.
With the start of school comes the return of homework, and a tutoring expert has advice on setting up a homework space and ways to set up a successful routine.
How can parents help their kids to create and keep up with organization? A former local educator has these simple steps to follow.
The event featured vendors, student services and a backpack giveaway that the county had been preparing for via donations in the month of August. See photos.
The Loudoun County Public School system, which is the first major school system in Northern Virginia to return from summer break, is usually cited as one of the fastest-growing school districts in Virginia. In total, the student body is expected to swell by a few thousand students this year to more than 83,000.
Keeping kids off cellphones in class can be a challenge, but Woodrow Wilson High school in D.C. is taking away the temptation by having students put their devices in lock bags.
Tens of thousands of students head back to class in D.C. Public Schools Monday.
August will be gone before you know it, and if you’re not careful, the beginning of school will hit the whole family like a ton of bricks. How can you and your children ease back in to school in a painless way? See some tips from an expert.
D.C. and Northern Virginia will see the traffic pickup this week, with public schools in D.C. starting Monday and Loudoun County schools starting back up on Thursday. Here’s what you need to know to avoid accidents on the road and keep children safe.
Parents know it’s a good idea to help kids get their school supplies organized. However, paying attention to the friendship factor can also be important to help children have a positive start to the school year.
The U.S. Public Interest Research Group (U.S. PIRG) released findings from tests on school supplies that confirmed the presence of asbestos in some brands of crayons, among other potentially harmful chemicals in popular back-to-school products.
Social and emotional skills, along with several other skills are now being acknowledged as critical when it comes to school readiness. Here’s what to cultivate in your child before they start kindergarten.
Want to give back to your community? Many school districts are holding school supply drives and fundraisers to help students start the school year on the right foot. Here’s how you can help.
When does school start? Here’s a helpful list of the first day of school for each school system in the D.C. region.
Recreating the District in video game form was no small task. Here's how the developers did it.