The Alexandria school board voted Thursday night to support a lawsuit waged by the Norfolk City School Board against Gov. McDonnell’s school takeover law.
In a unanimous vote, the board adopted a resolution stating that the “Opportunity Education Institution” legislation “usurps the role of local school boards in supervising and managing the public schools.”Read full article >>
Our opinion of people depends less upon what we see in them than upon what they make us see in ourselves.
Education Secretary Arne Duncan sent a letter this week to Republican senators who asked him what his department was doing to help the Obama administration promote its health-care initiative when enrollment begins Oct. 1.Read full article >>
Doug Guthrie has had an up-and-down year at George Washington University.
Named dean of the GWU business school in 2010, Guthrie was given another title in April: vice president for China operations.
“Dean Guthrie is uniquely qualified to lead the development of GW’s presence in China and to ensure that our activities there are fully consistent with our educational mission, our academic values and our strategic priorities,” university President Steven Knapp said at the time. “He has been very effective in extending the global reach of his school, and I am grateful for his willingness to take on this new role on behalf of the university as a whole.”Read full article >>