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U-Va. student seeks charges to be dropped in ABC arrest
A lawyer for Martese Johnson alleges that the student’s constitutional rights were violated.
 
Prince William’s newest high school to be named for Virginia’s oldest senator
(The Washington Post, May 22, 2015; 6:29 PM)
 
Fairfax School Board approves final $2.6 billion budget, with teacher raises
(The Washington Post, May 22, 2015; 6:26 PM)
 
Poetry contest helps locked-up youth find their voices
(The Washington Post, May 22, 2015; 2:31 PM)
 
Va. testing interrupted three times because of issues with Pearson system
(The Washington Post, May 20, 2015; 6:28 PM)
 
Rash of suicides sparks widespread training effort for teachers
(The Washington Post, May 20, 2015; 4:13 PM)
 
In this Arlington middle school class, teaching math really is an art
(The Washington Post, May 17, 2015; 3:43 PM)
 
A bittersweet farewell to Sweet Briar as college celebrates final graduation
(The Washington Post, May 16, 2015; 5:43 PM)
 
U-Va. dean sues Rolling Stone for ‘false’ portrayal in retracted rape story
(The Washington Post, May 12, 2015; 12:10 PM)
 
Fairfax school board approves transgender protections
(The Washington Post, May 7, 2015; 11:23 PM)
 
For transgender teens and teachers, acceptance could be two words away
(The Washington Post, May 6, 2015; 9:46 PM)
 
Discrimination lawsuit against Va. principal dismissed
(The Washington Post, May 5, 2015; 9:09 PM)
 
Jesse Matthew to face capital murder charges in U-Va. sophomore’s death
(The Washington Post, May 5, 2015; 8:14 PM)
 
Accepted to all eight Ivies, Virginia student makes her decision: Harvard
(The Washington Post, May 4, 2015; 10:26 AM)
 
Can one fewer student make a difference? One county mulls smaller classes.
(The Washington Post, April 29, 2015; 9:36 PM)
 
Greek-letter college groups lobby Congress for housing tax code change
(The Washington Post, April 29, 2015; 6:24 PM)
 
First Lady promotes Japanese ‘friendship’ at immersion school visit
(The Washington Post, April 28, 2015; 4:06 PM)
 
At Charles Barrett Elementary, a social worker goes the distance
(The Washington Post, April 26, 2015; 10:32 AM)
 
2 delegates criticize Fairfax proposal to protect transgender students
(The Washington Post, April 25, 2015; 6:25 PM)
 
U-Va. dean assails her portrayal in alleged rape story in Rolling Stone
(The Washington Post, April 22, 2015; 10:22 PM)
 
Amid debate about vaccines, polio remembered as a scourge defeated
(The Washington Post, April 21, 2015; 7:55 PM)
 
New acting principal takes over at Glasgow Middle
(The Washington Post, April 16, 2015; 3:03 PM)
 
New principal takes over at Stuart High
(The Washington Post, April 15, 2015; 4:59 PM)
 
Fairfax County School Board approves higher salaries for board members
(The Washington Post, April 13, 2015; 3:42 PM)
 
Fairfax teacher honored with Agnes Meyer Award inspired by ‘what was and what will be’
(The Washington Post, April 13, 2015; 1:52 PM)
 
In a challenged Loudoun County school, a teacher finds her dream job
(The Washington Post, April 12, 2015; 6:31 PM)
 
Spreading the word, one book at a time
(The Washington Post, April 12, 2015; 6:27 PM)
 
She dreamed of changing the world. Now she’s doing it, one child at a time.
(The Washington Post, April 12, 2015; 6:22 PM)
 
Popular high school athlete died of infection related to meningitis bacteria
(The Washington Post, April 10, 2015; 10:08 PM)
 
Virginia student earns admission to all eight Ivy League schools, and others
(The Washington Post, April 10, 2015; 12:22 PM)
 
Students make world robotics competition, but their robot was stolen
(The Washington Post, April 9, 2015; 1:11 PM)
 
Fraternity supports U-Va. chapter in what could be difficult libel battle
(The Washington Post, April 7, 2015; 9:47 PM)
 
U-Va. Phi Psi chapter plans lawsuit against Rolling Stone magazine
(The Washington Post, April 6, 2015; 9:42 PM)
 
A principal yanked a drug article from a student newspaper, so it ran online
(The Washington Post, April 5, 2015; 1:44 PM)
 
ABC arrests lag behind local police for student alcohol violations
(The Washington Post, April 3, 2015; 9:32 PM)
 
Va. governor meets with black leaders in Charlottesville, urges ABC reforms
(The Washington Post, April 1, 2015; 7:44 PM)
 
Asian students dominate admissions to elite Thomas Jefferson High School
(The Washington Post, March 31, 2015; 7:59 PM)
 
Virginia, four other states to remain exempt from No Child Left Behind
(The Washington Post, March 31, 2015; 2:40 PM)
 
Md. and Va. students place 1st and 3rd in AP scores
(The Washington Post, March 30, 2015; 7:17 PM)
 
New principal to take the helm at Woodson High
(The Washington Post, March 30, 2015; 1:25 PM)
 
Fairfax student’s patented cleat designs are catching company eyes
(The Washington Post, March 29, 2015; 5:44 PM)
 
U-Va. student involved in violent arrest makes brief court appearance
(The Washington Post, March 26, 2015; 7:08 PM)
 
City charge dropped in Hannah Graham case to facilitate murder trial
(The Washington Post, March 26, 2015; 2:48 PM)
 
McAuliffe orders Va. ABC officers to be retrained in use of force, diversity
(The Washington Post, March 25, 2015; 9:57 PM)
 
Police: U-Va. officials pushed for investigation of gang-rape allegation
(The Washington Post, March 24, 2015; 5:20 PM)
 
Police find no evidence of alleged sexual assault at U-Va. fraternity
(The Washington Post, March 23, 2015; 8:04 PM)
 
Sweet Briar needs $250 million to stay open. Alumnae try to pool assets.
(The Washington Post, March 23, 2015; 3:46 PM)
 
U-Va. students’ anger grows as they demand answers about arrest
(The Washington Post, March 20, 2015; 8:17 PM)
 
Violent arrest of black U-Va. student sparks scrutiny of Virginia ABC
(The Washington Post, March 19, 2015; 8:17 PM)
 
SOL scheduling woes cause headaches for Fairfax students
(The Washington Post, March 19, 2015; 9:50 AM)
 
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