All eight of Montgomery County’s school board candidates say closing the academic achievement gap is a priority in a diverse county. All want to relieve school crowding, build new classrooms and increase community engagement.Read full article >>
The Alexandria City public school system added nearly 600 students to its rolls this year, contributing to a 15 percent increase in ninth-graders, according to official enrollment data presented Thursday to the School Board.Read full article >>
Want to know how many Californians take the SAT?
The College Board reports that every year with precision. The number of students in the class of 2014 from the Golden State who took the college admission test: 236,923. Growth compared to the previous class: 2,156.Read full article >>
A new report published online in JAMA Dermatology says that despite evidence that indoor tanning is a risk factor for skin cancer, many top colleges and universities make tanning beds available to students on campus and in off-campus housing.Read full article >>