A vote is near on a measure to enable local school boards in Maryland to decide when public schools start.
The Arlington School Board voted earlier this year to change the name of Washington-Lee High School. The board is scheduled to meet Thursday and consider two recommended alternatives.
Steve Spence of Norfolk, Virginia, is charged with two counts of attempted first-degree murder, a weapons charge and other offenses. He’s being held on $2 million bail.
Montgomery County’s school board is expected to approve the proposal that would let students skip school to attend political protests as early as January.
The Arlington County Board approved plans at its Saturday meeting to expand and renovate a neighborhood elementary school in the Westover neighborhood.
If you don’t think that Jay-Z and Beyonce are that powerful, you’d be wrong. A South Carolina school system is closing because of a concert by the power couple and Clinton Yates has something to say on My Take.
Whether your child is starting out or wrapping up, it’s not uncommon for parents to have questions when it comes to school: How do you know if a school is the right fit? What are the key indicators of a quality education? And how much homework is too much? An expert answers them all.
Cellphones and laptops can be distracting for students in classrooms, and new research also shows that using electronic devices can even lower students’ grades.
The Fairfax County school board approved a budget that will fund several safety recommendations made after a recent audit of how campuses are secured and prepared for any threats they may encounter.
Last year, D.C.’s school system said 73 percent of its students graduated on time. It was later discovered that a third of the students were allowed to graduate despite violations of school policy, such as excessive unexcused absences.
A pepper-spray attack at a Maryland school has required treatment for around two dozen people.
A 16-year-old student at a Virginia high school has been charged after a loaded gun was found inside the student’s backpack.
A Pittsburgh teacher describes what it’s like for her and her students to undergo an active-shooter drill.
Changes to school discipline in Virginia could ban suspensions for elementary school students for anything but drug or weapons offenses, and limit the use of long-term suspensions.
You don’t have to bust your food budget to help your kids eat well. Here are some easy ways to save money on healthy lunches this school year.
The three-part series "The making of Marion Barry" looks at how the future mayor got his start in the civil rights movement, how he became a power player in the city and his enduring legacy.