Law & Courts Lawsuit Challenges Admissions Changes Meant to Boost Diversity at Acclaimed High School
The suit says the plan for Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology in Virginia will hurt Asian-American enrollment
Law & Courts School District Asks U.S. Supreme Court to Decide Scope of Transgender Student Rights
A Virginia district appeals a ruling in the case involving Gavin Grimm's effort to use a restroom consistent with his gender identity.
States Governors, State Lawmakers: Schools Should Reopen for In-Person Learning
After months of leaving the decision up to districts, state leaders are taking a more direct role in getting students back in classrooms.
Teaching & Learning With Name Changes, Schools Transform Racial Reckoning Into Real-Life Civics Lessons
Educators and students find educational value in an effort to rename the school made famous by the movie “Remember the Titans.”
Equity & Diversity Do America's Public Schools Owe Black People Reparations?
School districts must make amends for their racist history, writes Daarel Burnette II. What should that look like?
Education Confederate-Named Schools Honor 'Racist Past,' Virginia Governor Says
Public and private schools named for leaders of the Confederacy have come under renewed scrutiny amid the national Black Lives Matter protests.
School & District Management How Schools Will Overcome the 'Coronavirus Slide:' Ideas From 5 Superintendents
With many school buildings closed for the rest of the academic year—and more to follow—district leaders turn their attention to making up for what may be deep learning losses.
Recruitment & Retention Coronavirus Is Pushing Teacher Hiring Online. Here's What That Means
Districts that can screen, interview, and select candidates virtually will have less disruption to their hiring, despite how coronavirus is upending every aspect of school operations.
Teaching Profession 'A Game Changer': Virginia Teachers Close to Getting Collective Bargaining Rights
A measure now before Virginia's governor would let teachers bargain with local boards over wages and working conditions if a local board authorizes it.
Student Well-Being Doubling Recess Time to Put Play Back in the School Day
The Virginia Beach City schools decided to make a big change, doubling the amount of recess the district offered.
States Educational Opportunities and Performance in Virginia
This Quality Counts 2020 Highlights Report captures all the data you need to assess your state's performance on key educational outcomes.
College & Workforce Readiness This Program Preps Middle Schoolers for Top-Notch High Schools
With an intensive blend of academic and social-emotional supports, the Higher Achievement after-school program is helping middle schoolers in under-resourced communities land a spot in top public and private high schools near their homes.
Families & the Community How Well Are Schools Supporting Military Children With Special Needs? (Video)
Any parent whose child has special needs can find navigating a school system challenging. But that stress is compounded for military families, who move repeatedly among schools that may offer different services.