: Education


Posted at 03:30 PM ET, 03/17/2014

Snow days are adding up at Washington area schools this winter

A breakdown of how many days have been taken so far and the impact on the academic calendar.

By The Washington Post  |  03:30 PM ET, 03/17/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alexandria, Arlington, Education, Fairfax County, Loudoun County, Montgomery County, prince george's county, Prince William County, Schools, snow, The District, Virginia

Posted at 09:00 PM ET, 02/12/2014

Snow days are adding up at Washington area schools this winter

A breakdown of how many days have been taken so far and the impact on the academic calendar.

By The Washington Post  |  09:00 PM ET, 02/12/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alexandria, Arlington, Education, Fairfax County, Loudoun County, Montgomery County, prince george's county, Prince William County, Schools, snow, The District, Virginia

Posted at 12:20 PM ET, 12/17/2013

A lesson on climate change at the Hard Bargain Farm in Prince George’s County

The elementary school students visiting the farm in Accokeek learned about the impact of humans on the Earth’s environment.

By DeNeen L. Brown  |  12:20 PM ET, 12/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  climate change, Education, prince george's county

Posted at 05:02 AM ET, 09/05/2013

At 102, Martha Ann Miller’s autobiography goes into second printing, and lands on Amazon.com

The Arlington educator's first edition sold out, but a second edition is better, she says

By Tom Jackman  |  05:02 AM ET, 09/05/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Arlington, Brown v. Board of Education, integration, Martha Ann Miller, Schools, Stratford Junior High School

Posted at 05:02 AM ET, 08/29/2013

At Mount Vernon High, no improper jeggings, hats or gym shorts (also, what are jeggings?)

The Fairfax County high school has set its own rules for what's cool for both school and prom wear.

By Tom Jackman  |  05:02 AM ET, 08/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Education, Fairfax County, jeggings, Mount Vernon High School, student dress code

Posted at 05:02 AM ET, 07/23/2013

The University of Northern Virginia is ordered to close in Annandale after 15 years

The school, serving mainly foreign students and suspected of visa fraud, is closed for lack of accreditation. By anyone.

By Tom Jackman  |  05:02 AM ET, 07/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Annandale, Daniel Ho, Fighting Commuters, State Council of Higher Education for Virginia, University of Northern Virginia