Virginia

Two months after he took office, Republican Gov. Robert F. McDonnell secured legislative victories on three education issues he had highlighted in his campaign.
April 7, 2010 – Education Week
About half of the states expect to slash education spending in the coming fiscal year, prompting fears of layoffs, class-size hikes.
March 3, 2010 – Education Week
State and district officials are looking at how to deal with the days lost to unprecedented snowfalls this month in Philadelphia, Washington, Baltimore, and elsewhere in a number of states.
February 24, 2010 – Education Week
Over the 2004-05 school year, more than 90,000 students from six states repeated 9th grade, according to a new report that is aimed at getting a statistical handle on what researchers call the "9th grade bulge."
November 11, 2009 – Education Week
From ballot measures with funding implications to high-profile mayoral races, school issues factored into a number of state and local races.
November 4, 2009 – Education Week
Schooling figures in key mayoral, gubernatorial races around the country, even without the benefit of a national election.
October 28, 2009 – Education Week
The education secretary's latest live event offered a televised and online audience a chance to pose questions on policy.
September 23, 2009 – Education Week

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