About 1,000 Northern Virginia high school students skipped classes for at least half a day last week to march from a public plaza to the Arlington County Courthouse here, symbolically uniting with peers from across the country to protest federal legislation that would crack down on undocumented immigrants.
April 5, 2006 – Education Week
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Some students with disabilities find that skilled companion dogs can help them achieve their goals. But schools don't always welcome the animals. Includes online photo gallery.
March 8, 2006 – Education Week
Gov. Joe Manchin III of West Virginia has endorsed a plan in the legislature that would give citizens a powerful new voice in determining whether schools in their communities consolidate.
February 22, 2006 – Education Week
Calling education “the most important issue facing Virginia today,” newly inaugurated Gov. Timothy M. Kaine has outlined some broad initiatives he said would improve the state’s school system.
January 25, 2006 – Education Week
After four months in Virginia, a New Orleans family is returning to an uncertain future.
January 11, 2006 – Education Week
With her sister and father living far away in storm-ravaged Mississippi, an 8th grader finds comfort in meeting new classmates and in staying in touch with old ones.
January 11, 2006 – Education Week
Possession of illegal drugs by students gets more headlines and elicits more concern, but schools also are grappling with what, if any, place common drugstore remedies have on campus.
December 7, 2005 – Education Week
Leading a school on a state watch list for low performance isn’t at the top of most principals’ wish lists. But when Wayne Scott found out that the school he’d just been named to lead was in that category, he was elated.
December 7, 2005 – Education Week
Timothy M. Kaine, the newly elected governor of Virginia, told a crowd of supporters during his election-night acceptance speech that one of his first plans is to carry out his campaign promise to start a universal prekindergarten program.
November 16, 2005 – Education Week
California Rejects Education Measures; New Jersey and Virginia Pick Governors
November 9, 2005 – Education Week (Web)

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