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WDBJ7 Anchor/ReporterWhether they want to talk, text or take a stab at the latest video game, most of your kids want their own cell phones. Research shows children as young as 8 are getting them. How young is too young, and how much should you monitor their child's...
Tags: Parenting, Cell Phones
Nearly four dozen people -- including several locals -- have been named to a Virginia panel reviewing school policies and procedures. The panel will also review funding and resource challenges, to ensure the safety of students and educators. Gov. Bob...
Gov. Bob McDonnell is proposing 2 percent pay raises for public school teachers conditioned on more strenuous teacher assessment standards and a longer probationary period for new hires. McDonnell is asking the General Assembly to budget nearly $59...
Parents and teachers hope to show students what it means to help others in a crisis. Hurricane Sandy devastated parts of the East Coast. Saturday, Mount Pleasant Elementary School in Roanoke County held its annual fall carnival. This year the...
WDBJ7 ReporterOnce a year, the Colonial Elementary PTA conducts a fundraiser where students and parents are expected to sell things to raise money. The principal, Tammy Riggs, decided to give her students and parents an incentive to raise money for this fundraiser....
Tags: Education, Students, Teaching and Learning
ReporterPerhaps it moved more slowly, and made its way along the sidewalk instead of the street, but the "Walking School Bus" made good time on its way to Bedford Elementary School. "Why did you think it was fun?" we asked Aaron Yonn. "Because you get to walk...
Tags: Students, Teaching and Learning
8 am - 2 pm VIRGINIA HEIGHTS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL HUGE YARD SALE RUN BY THE PTA TO BENEFIT THE REPLACEMENT OF DAMAGED PLAYGROUND EQUIPMENT. LOTS OF CHILDRENS ITEMS, HOUSEWARES, ELECTRONICS, TOYS, FURNITURE, LOTS OF CLOTHES. FREE STUFF!
WDBJ7 Senior ReporterVirginia teachers are calling for a day of mourning Friday to protest what they consider an assault on public education. Thursday in Richmond, the Virginia Education Association, the Virginia PTA, and groups representing local governments assailed cuts in...
Governor Bob McDonnell is backing legislation he says will improve educational opportunities for students in all parts of the Commonwealth. But his budget plans are also bringing criticism from some who question his commitment to public education....
Governor McDonnell outlines plans for public education while others question administration's commitment to K-12 fundingGovernor Bob McDonnell is backing legislation he says will improve educational opportunities for students in all parts of the Commonwealth, but his budget plans are also bringing criticism from some who question his administration's commitment to public...
Reporter/Lynchburg Bureau ChiefThey've been down this road before. This time last year, Bedford County was faced with the possibility of closing two elementary schools. Now, it's happening again. "It's a change and those changes are very challenging for folks," says Superintendent...
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