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WDBJ7 ReporterApplying to college has never been easier. This week students at select high school in Virginia have hands on help on tedious applications. It's a pilot program called Virginia College Application Week introduced by Governor Bob McDonnell. Four...
Virginia public school students continue to score above the national average on the SAT college-admissions test. The Virginia Department of Education released results from the class of 2012 Monday. Virginia public schools students scored 17 points higher...
ReporterThe fate of a program that helps low income students go to college in now in the hands of Virginia lawmakers. This week Governor Bob McDonnell cut most of its funding. Officials at Project Discovery call the move a "death sentence". Project Discovery...
A House of Delegates committee has given its overwhelming endorsement to a proposal to repeal a Virginia law that compels schools in tourist areas to open after Labor Day to accommodate hotels and vacation resorts. Del. Bob Tata's bill, backed by Gov....
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) -- More than three-fifths of Virginia's public schools and 97 percent of districts failed to meet annual benchmarks in reading and mathematics under the federal No Child Left Behind law. The state Department of Education says 697 of...
Virginia Students Again Outperform Peers Nationwide on SAT Increased Participation Seen as Impacting National and State Average Scores Virginia’s 2011 public school graduates outperformed their peers nationwide on the SAT college-...
Three schools in three local hometowns are getting national attention. They've earned National Blue Ribbon Honors from the U-S Department of Education. That means they are either academically superior or they've demonstrated dramatic gains in student...
Henry County's school superintendent is headed to North Carolina. Dr. Anthony Jackson is leaving Henry County to be a school superintendent at a school system in North Carolina. He served as superintendent of Henry County schools since the summer of...
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