Education

Education

Drawn from the 15 weekly community newspapers published by Connection Newspapers.

Subscribe

Tease photo

Bullis School Celebrates 90th Anniversary

Students and faculty of Bullis School celebrated Founders Festival Week Oct. 19-23 in honor of the 90th birthday of the school’s founder.

Tease photo

Preventing Falls

Physical exercise and home safety reduce risk

One of the leading causes of fatal injuries in older adults is falling.

Tease photo

Pressure Mounts on Return to School in Fairfax County

School Board members face sensitive voting items.

The week of Oct. 19 held important information for Fairfax County Public Schools families.

Tease photo

Kaleidoscope – Another Type of Halloween Candy

As a toddler, Anila Angjeli was given a small device that displayed endless mesmerizing symmetric geometries when seen through light.

Tease photo

Spooky Science in Alexandria

Mad Science Expo inspires STEAM learning

With social distancing measures in place, hundreds of future astronauts, scientists, mathematicians and engineers turned out Oct. 17 at The Watergate at Landmark for the fourth annual Spooky Mad Science Expo, an event to combine Halloween and science learning projects.

Tease photo

Arlington Schools Set to Reopen in Stages

Newspaper headlines on March 13 broadcast “Breaking News: Arlington Public Schools Closing Monday Through Spring Break.”

Tease photo

National Book Month

Month-long celebration focuses on engaging families in reading, writing and literature

It’s a line from the Pulitzer Prize-winning classic, To Kill a Mockingbird, that is at the heart of the literary philosophy of Anne Briggs, web services and communications librarian at Montgomery College Library.

Tease photo

‘High-Quality Care and Education for Children’ in Fairfax City

Main Street Child Development Center helps both students and parents.

Main Street Child Development Center provides affordable childcare for low-income families in Fairfax City and Fairfax County.

Tease photo

Disparities in Arrests Lead to Questions about Police in Montgomery County Public Schools

Black and Hispanic students twice as likely to be disciplined with suspension all the way back to elementary school.

Black and Latino students are disproportionately affected by routine school discipline, suspensions, and by arrests in Montgomery County Public Schools.

Tease photo

Advancing Diversity and Inclusion Through Changes in TJ Admissions

Newest proposed merit lottery admissions policy fuels concern.

Top-level discussions concerning proposals by Fairfax County Public Schools leaders and School Board members to increase the population of underrepresented students of color at Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology (TJHSST) have flown fast and furious the last four weeks.

Tease photo

Exercising Inside as Weather Cools and Light Wanes

Fall brings with it the promise of change, falling leaves, shorter days, and cooler weather.

Tease photo

School Stimulus Money: Private Versus Public in Alexandria

Private schools received up to $3 million more in stimulus than public schools.

Private schools in Alexandria received significantly more federal stimulus money than public schools, according to data from the agencies that doled out the cash.

Free Meals to All Children 18 and Under in Fairfax County

FCPS has distributed more than 3.1 million grab and go meals since schools closed in March.

Tease photo

Last Weekend was a Time to Trot with the Tigers in Potomac

Change is the way of life for 2020, and the Holy Child annual Tiger Trot changed with the times.

Tease photo

Fairfax County Public Schools Staff Uncomfortable With In-Person School Plan

Fairfax County Federation of Teachers releases survey results.

Staff at Fairfax County Public Schools (FCPS) are overwhelmingly uncomfortable with returning for in-person instruction, given the incomplete information about the implementation that has been currently shared, according to a report released by the Fairfax County Federation of Teachers (FCFT) on Oct. 6 during a press conference.

Previous

Video