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Virginia Department of Education

Editor’s Notebook: An example of Virginia’s ‘new math’?

With the Northam administration seemingly hell-bent, before the governor hits the road next January, on completely dumbing down public education – “equity” apparently meaning to them that all kids have to come out of high school as ignoramuses –...

Letter: Dumbing down math curriculum is shameful

Editor: As a resident of Fairfax County for more than 40 years, and a professional whose entire career has focused on workers building skills for the future, I am sad to see decision-makers in our county dumbing down the...

School Board candidates have concerns about Va. math proposals

With the Virginia Department of Education under attack – fairly or unfairly – for what critics say is an attempt to dumb down math instruction across the commonwealth, the two candidates for the Democratic endorsement for Arlington School Board...

Editorial: Do Va. leaders hate student achievement?

One has to wonder, at this point, if state leaders are purposely trying to push as many parents to abandon public schools as humanly possible. Latest example: The Virginia Department of Education is starting to mull getting rid of “advanced”...

Editor’s Notebook: How do you really feel, Sen. Ebbin?

That was quite the thrashing that state Sen. Adam Ebbin (my senator!) gave Del. Mark Levine (my delegate!) yesterday. Without even mentioning Levine’s name, Ebbin threw Levine under the bus in endorsing Elizabeth Bennett-Parker, who is running (and hard) to...
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W-L foundation announces student scholarships

The W-L High School Education Foundation has awarded 12 scholarships to members of the Washington-Liberty High School Class of...
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