Walter Fields’s 15-year-old daughter is a sophomore at Columbia High School in Maplewood, N.J. She scored advanced proficient on state math tests in middle school and received an A in algebra in eighth grade.Read full article >>
Alberto M. Carvalho is the superintendent of the Miami-Dade County Public Schools in Florida, and was named the national 2014 Superintendent of the Year by the School Superintendents Association. He’s held that job for more than five years, having worked his way through the school district as a teacher, assistant principal, lobbyist and other positions.Read full article >>
Parents, teachers and students at W. T. Woodson High School in Fairfax have been reeling in recent months after two students died from apparent suicide within days of each other. The two deaths are among six suspected suicides that have occurred among students at the school since 2011. No other school in Fairfax County has had such a high rate of suicide among its teen students.Read full article >>
How Will you Commemorate Yom Hashoah this Year?
Yom Hashoah, Holocaust Martyrs' and Heroes' Remembrance Day, begins on the evening of April 27th. Echoes and Reflections includes visual history testimony from Holocaust survivors and other witnesses and addresses CCSS to help you teach about the Holocaust on this day of remembrance.
The newest Fairfax County school campus, previously known only by its address at 6245 Leesburg Pike, was recently named the Bailey’s Upper Elementary School.
The five-story brick office building near Falls Church in Seven Corners is currently under renovation to accommodate students this fall. The new school will hold students in grades three through five who currently attend the nearby Bailey’s Elementary.Read full article >>