| Sep 15, 2014
YORK COUNTY— As parents and staff meet York County's new superintendent they are saying he is a go-getter and forward thinker.
Victor Shandor, who is moving from Fulton County, Ga., to York County in November and starts on Nov. 3, visited all 19...
| Aug 1, 2014
| 1:43 PM
The hotel elevator doors opened and Yiwei Huang stepped out, ready for his college orientation.
He held his mother's hand as he approached the registration table.
He pored over the rows of name tags, each belonging to a future classmate, until he...
| Aug 21, 2014
| 2:00 PM
The high school graduating classes of 2014 in the Tri-Cities scored more than two points higher than the state average on the ACT college entrance exam, posting the districts' highest scores ever in some subjects, according to data released this week....
| Sep 24, 2014
| 7:20 PM
Local school divisions largely followed a statewide trend of more students graduating on-time from high school, according to data released by the state Wednesday.
School officials praised the increase as the culmination of years of focused efforts to...
| Aug 27, 2014
| 5:57 PM
Students in Hampton Roads schools made progress in math on annual state Standards of Learning tests, according to data released Wednesday, while the pass rates in reading and writing dipped slightly.
The gains in math reflected statewide performance,...
| Sep 15, 2014
A residential development application from Busch Properties Inc. that was denied by the York County Planning Commission on Wednesday has support from the Board of Supervisor's Chairman Donald Wiggins.
Other supervisors say they need more time or that...
| Aug 23, 2014
| 6:56 PM
At least seven groups of applicants with ties to failed or floundering charter schools are seeking second chances and public money to open 18 more.
Odds are, most will prevail.
School districts say that they can't deny applicants solely because of...
| Sep 15, 2014
GLOUCESTER – Majority of the Standards of Learning test results for Gloucester County mirror that of the statewide trend with upward movement in math scores but drops in reading numbers.
Superintendent of Schools Walter Clemons said he expects,...
| Aug 13, 2014
| 11:12 AM
TALLAHASSEE -- Democratic gubernatorial hopeful Charlie Crist kicked off a three-day, five-media market "Restore the Cuts" bus tour Wednesday featuring the former Republican governor literally riding a school bus across the state.
Flanked by "Charlie!"...
| Aug 18, 2014
GLOUCESTER – Peasley Middle School's newly appointed principal Robert Parsons begins work Monday.
"I am very excited to work with a wonderful group of people," Parson said last week. "There are wonderful things happening at Peasley Middle School."...
| Aug 25, 2014
| 3:18 PM
District-wide ACT scores went up for one Naperville-area school district and stayed flat for another.
The class of 2014 from Naperville Unit District 203 recorded a composite scored of 25.1, up from 24.8 for the previous class, according to district...