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
Roughly 30 Loudoun County professionals indulged in an extravagant wine dinner at Palio Ristorante Italiano Jan. 28, where local wine businessman Tom Allen, president of Distant Vines importers, spoke about his pairing for the five-course affair.
Loudoun Times, Sat, Jan 31 2015 @ 09:59 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