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Heroines in Technology: Sue Hoffman

Hoffman worked with a team that brought local educators, museum curators, scientists, pilots and engineers together to promote an interest in the sciences. The programs reached 12 million students.

Tags: Sue Hoffman , Heroines in Technology , Booz Allen Hamilton , technology

Monday - 11/02/2009, 10:28am EST

2 Centreville HS students arrested after food fight

Two students from Centreville High School in Clifton, Va. have been arrested after a cafeteria food fight got a bit out of hand.

Tags: Centreville High School , Paul Regnier ,

Wednesday - 05/25/2011, 02:23pm EDT

Reports of suspicious man near Reston school

Police were called to Dogwood Elementary School on Monday for reports of a suspicious man with a gun.

Tags: Reston , Dogwood Elementary School

Monday - 05/16/2011, 08:57pm EDT

Task force to look into Va.'s 'zero tolerance' policy

With mounting complaints from parents and school boards taking too long to hold disciplinary hearings, there's a new push to change Virginia's so-called "zero tolerance" disciplinary code.

Tags: zero tolerance , Fairfax County School Board , Kaye Kory , Hank Silverberg

Thursday - 03/17/2011, 09:21pm EDT

'Zero Tolerance' rule irks parents, ties up school board

Parents don't dispute that their children should be punished for school infractions, but some say the current rules for drugs are "archaic."

Tags: Chantilly , Westfields High School , Fairfax County School Board , Kathy Smith , Hank Silverberg

Wednesday - 03/16/2011, 08:10am EDT

Illegally passing school buses is a growing concern

Fairfax County Police and school leaders say they're seeing a record number of people driving recklessly near the school district's 1,500 school buses.

Tags: Hank Silverberg , school bus law , stopping for school buses , reckless driving

Tuesday - 02/15/2011, 07:58am EST

Virginia school systems plan snow makeup days

Prince William County students are in class today. Other school systems are giving up Presidents' Day.

Tags: makeup days , Prince William County Public Schools , Stafford County Public Schools

Monday - 01/31/2011, 07:15am EST

Alexandria wants earlier start to school year

Prince William and Fairfax County schools also want the school year to start before Labor Day.

Tags: Alexandria City Public Schools , Prince William County Public Schools , school year , Kristi King

Thursday - 01/20/2011, 09:06am EST

How cold is too cold for recess?

Old-timers tell youngsters how they used to walk to school uphill, both ways, in blinding snow. Soon, they might add recess to their tales of less pampered days of yore.

Tags: recess , Montgomery County Public Schools , temperatures , winter , snow , snow closing , snow policy , school , Kate Ryan , Paul D. Shinkman

Wednesday - 01/19/2011, 11:34am EST
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