Monthly Archives: August 2010

Almost Good News in Prince William County

There was a time that Prince William County schools faced a possible cut of more than 700 jobs in its fiscal 2011 budget. Gradually that number was whittled down until it finally reached zero. That was great news. The school … Continue reading

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Schools Bursting at the Seams

The degenerative disease of school overcrowding continues to spread across the country, inflicting damage on the ability of students to learn and administrators to keep order. Unfortunately, Virginia has no cure, and so we, too, must suffer the symptoms. Researchers … Continue reading

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Helping Students Catch Up

“No Child Left Behind” is an ambitious project set up under the Bush administration to do exactly what its title implies. Despite that, some students in school systems continue to lag behind. Schools often have their own measures for helping … Continue reading

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