The state Senate has voted to prohibit adoption of the national Common Core curriculum standards in Virginia public schools without prior approval from the General Assembly. Sen. Richard Black's measure passed the Republican-controlled chamber Friday on a largely party-line 21-17 vote.
WSET-TV Lynchburg, Fri, Jan 30 2015 @ 12:53 PM
Prince William County's schools enrollment boom has outpaced the growth of the district's budget for years, a quandary exacerbated by the recession. Class sizes have ballooned .
The Washington Post, Sat, Jan 31 2015 @ 05:20 PM
A Loudoun County judge denied bond Thursday for a Sterling man accused of a murder-for-hire plot targeting his ex-wife, according to media reports. Dallas W. Brumback Jr., 35, was arrested last week and charged with attempted capital murder after he allegedly solicited a man to kill his ex-wife, according to the Loudoun County Sheriff's Office.
Patch.com, Thu, Jan 29 2015 @ 07:59 PM