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A new report says the University of Virginia remains one of the nation's least socioeconomically diverse public schools but commends the University of Richmond for serving low-income students. The report released Wednesday by the New America...
WDBJ7 ReporterSchool safety - two words you hear all the time these days. There's been a lot of attention on elementary, middle and high schools. But what’s changed on college campuses since the Virginia Tech Shootings in 2007? The U.S. Department of Education...
Virginia education officials say 68 percent of the state's public schools met new annual benchmarks in reading, mathematics and graduation. The state Department of Education on Wednesday released results of the objectives aimed at reducing proficiency...
Multimedia JournalistThere's a two week bus tour traveling all around the country and its mission is to improve education all across America. Friday, September 21st, that bus stopped in Roanoke. The Secretary of Education, Arne Duncan, made a stop at Virginia Western...
Virginia will have to adjust its plan for implementing the state's two-year waiver from the federal No Child Left Behind school accountability requirements. One of the key components of Virginia's plan is an effort to narrow the achievement gap between...
Tags: Academic Progress
ROANOKE, Va. (AP) -- The U.S. Department of Educationis seeking reinstatement of a fine against Virginia Tech for delayed warnings about a deadly campus shooting in April 2007. The Roanoke Times reports the department has asked U.S. Education...
Two local schools have received the first-ever U.S. Department of Education Green Ribbon Schools award. Fishburn Park Elementary School in the City of Roanoke and the Gereau Center in Franklin County received the award, along with 76 other schools across...
Virginia Tech officials are still waiting for a federal judge to rule on its appeal of U.S. Department of Education fines in connection with the 2007 campus massacre. The university was fined $55,000 for violating the federal Clery Act, which requires...
News 7 ReporterSeveral of Virgnia Tech's top leaders, including the police chief, were away from campus, when Thursday's shooting happened. Many of them were in Washington, D.C., for a hearing related to the mass shootings at Virginia Tech back in 2007. You may...
Tags: Punishment, Fines, Justice System, Virginia Tech, Washington, DC
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