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Elementary teacher arrested at school for being drunk

Laura Ann Collins teaches at Creighton's Corner Elementary School, and was charged after a school employee reported to the Loudoun County Sheriff's Office that Collins appeared to be under the influence.

Tags: Loudoun County Sheriff's office , Neal Augenstein , Laura Ann Collins , Creighton's Corner Elementary School , drunk teacher , Leesburg

Thursday - 06/02/2011, 07:09am EDT

Errors force change in way Va. schools select texts

Virginia plans to change the way textbooks are chosen after embarrassing errors turned up in a history book used in state classrooms.

Tags: textbooks , Fairfax County Public Schools , Prince William County Public Schools , Patricia Wright , Virginia State Board of Education , Ken Bassett , Five Ponds Press , Hank Silverberg

Wednesday - 12/29/2010, 07:30pm EST

Merit pay for teachers: Is it worth it?

A recent nation-wide U.S. Department of Education initiative to pay some teachers based on merit has spurred a local debate on implementing the system for area public schools.

Tags: merit pay , teachers , Montgomery County Public Schools , Fairfax County Public Schools , Edgar B. Hatrick , edgar hatrick , Hank Silverberg , Paul D. Shinkman

Friday - 10/08/2010, 03:14pm EDT

August school start considered in Loudoun County

The Loudoun County School Board will vote Oct. 12 on whether to start the 2011-2012 school year on Aug. 29, 2011 and end on June 8, 2012.

Tags: Loudoun County schools , Loudoun County school calendar , King's Dominion Law , Wade Byard , Michelle Basch , Colleen Kelleher

Friday - 09/17/2010, 07:58am EDT

Loudoun students take advantage of online classes

A partnership between George Mason University and Loudoun County Public Schools offers online summer classes to hundreds of high schoolers.

Tags: George Mason University , summer school

Thursday - 06/24/2010, 10:11am EDT

Loudoun schools would slash positions, increase fees

Twenty six teacher elementary assistants, 12 assistant athletic directors, 13 guidance counselors and 27 reading specialists would be eliminated from Loudoun County schools as the school system looks to trim $30 million from next year's budget.

Tags: Edgar B. Hatrick , Loudoun school cuts ,

Tuesday - 03/23/2010, 08:46am EDT