Fairfax County Leads in Graduation Rates

Looks like the Northern Virginia area is a great place to go to high school. Fairfax County and Prince William County are nation leaders in graduation rates. This is according to Education Week’s recent “Diplomas Count 2011: Beyond High School, Before...

Suicide Spurs Review

It seems there’s a never-ending spate of incidents to worry about when it comes to our public schools. The latest happened in Fairfax County. That is where 15-year-old Nick Stuban committed suicide after being suspended from W.T. Woodson High School. According to this...

Online Textbooks Here We Come

Educators are turning the page on school textbooks — the future is online. A pilot program in Fairfax County will provide classes at certain schools with netbooks which will give access to textbooks online instead of in print. Social studies classes at six high...