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When Tim Thomas took over as the principal of Westfield High School here this school year, he probably didn’t envision that fielding questions from the national media would be part of the job description.
April 25, 2007 – Education Week
The April 16 killings provoked the same questions that arose for K-12 officials after the 1999 rampage at Columbine High School and a string of other such incidents in the past decade: Could this happen at my school?
April 25, 2007 – Education Week
English-language-proficiency test won't be used in place of the regular reading test for accountability purposes under NCLB.
April 25, 2007 – Education Week
Campus threats forced lock-downs and evacuations at middle schools, high schools, and universities in at least 10 states yesterday following the Monday shooting rampage at Virginia Tech that killed 33 people.
April 18, 2007 – Education Week (Web)
L. Douglas Wilder has been highly critical of the Richmond, Va., schools' spending practices and had hired an outside consultant to audit the district.
April 18, 2007 – Education Week
Gov. Tim Kaine had asked for $4.6 million to pay for a preschool initiative. He received $2.5 million instead.
April 18, 2007 – Education Week
There was no information available from law enforcement on whether the suspected gunman knew the two women and singled them out.
April 17, 2007 | Updated: February 22, 2019 – Education Week (Web)
April 4, 2007 – Education Week
Virginia education officials ended a weeks-long showdown with the federal government last week by agreeing to carry out the U.S. Department of Education's mandate that the schools in the state change how they test beginning English-language learners.
February 28, 2007 – Education Week
Daniel L. Duke, research director of the Partnership for Leaders in Education at the University of Virginia, shares what he and his colleagues are learning about improving low-performing schools.
February 21, 2007 – Education Week

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