Overcrowded classrooms and too great a focus on standardized tests scores are among the greatest challenges facing Fairfax County schools, the system’s new superintendent told a gathering of parents Saturday.Read full article >>
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After six years, a housing bust, weather delays and a lot of on-the-job training, a new home built almost entirely by students is going on the market in Loudoun County.
For $699,900, a new homeowner can take the keys and move into the light-filled four-bedroom, 31 / 2-bath luxury home in Aldie. And the students will move on to their next project.Read full article >>
The $1 billion initiative by the Los Angeles public schools district to give an iPad to all 650,000 students and teachers for home use has hit a snag that, in hindsight, someone should have seen coming: student hackers.Read full article >>
Howard University leaders on Friday hailed the second-largest freshman class in 15 years, an influx of 1,596 new students who have helped the school rebound from an enrollment plunge a year ago.
University President Sidney A. Ribeau, speaking at a convocation on the campus in Northwest Washington, told the Class of 2017 that its size is evidence that Howard is on the rise after a trying year for one of the nation’s most prestigious historically black centers of higher learning.Read full article >>