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News and information from Patch and your neighbors about schools in your towns.
7 Odd Items Included in Tax-Free Weekend

7 Odd Items Included in Tax-Free Weekend

Back-to-school shoppers can pick up a number of not-so-school-related items during Virginia’s tax-free weekend beginning Friday, Aug. 1
James Monroe High Ranks in Best High Schools List From U.S. News

James Monroe High Ranks in Best High Schools List From U.S. News

Popular annual list puts local program in the spotlight.
Kindergarten Registration Day Tuesday

Kindergarten Registration Day Tuesday

Hugh Mercer Elementary School hosting enrollment events April 8.
School Delay Decisions From Fredericksburg Area Schools

School Delay Decisions From Fredericksburg Area Schools

Heavy snow Monday morning may leave lingering issues for school routes Tuesday.
Snow Day Decisions From Fredericksburg Area Schools

Snow Day Decisions From Fredericksburg Area Schools

Where to find the latest information on school schedule changes for Monday, March 17, 2014.
Longer School Days in Spotsylvania Beginning Monday

Longer School Days in Spotsylvania Beginning Monday

Snow days cause drastic measure by Spotsylvania School District. Check out new dismissal times.
Closing/Delay Information for Fredericksburg Area Schools

Closing/Delay Information for Fredericksburg Area Schools

Recent snow and ice impact schedule on Wednesday, March 5.
Closing/Delay Information for Fredericksburg Area Schools

Closing/Delay Information for Fredericksburg Area Schools

How to find announcements for Tuesday, March 4, 2014.
Snow Day Decisions for Fredericksburg Area Schools

Snow Day Decisions for Fredericksburg Area Schools

Where to find information school schedules for Monday, March 3, 2014.
School Closing, Delay Info For Fredericksburg, Spotsylvania and Stafford

School Closing, Delay Info For Fredericksburg, Spotsylvania and Stafford

Here's how to find the latest information on your area school closings and delays.
School Closing, Delay Info For Fredericksburg, Spotsylvania and Stafford

School Closing, Delay Info For Fredericksburg, Spotsylvania and Stafford

Here's how to find the latest information on your area school closings and delays.
Stafford County Teacher Job Fair 2014

Stafford County Teacher Job Fair 2014

Register by February 24 for the March 1 event.
UMW Spring Semester 2014 Calendar of Cultural and Community Events

UMW Spring Semester 2014 Calendar of Cultural and Community Events

Great Lives Lecture Series, concerts, exhibitions and more.
UMW's Jeffrey McClurken Receives Commonwealth’s Highest Faculty Honor

UMW's Jeffrey McClurken Receives Commonwealth’s Highest Faculty Honor

Jeffrey McClurken is professor and chair of history and American studies at the University of Mary Washington.
School Decisions Friday from Fredericksburg, Spotsy, Stafford

School Decisions Friday from Fredericksburg, Spotsy, Stafford

Freezing rain expected during morning commute Friday.
UMW Top Ranked by Kiplinger

UMW Top Ranked by Kiplinger

UMW is ranked fifth in Virginia, 61st in the nation.
Common Core: 5 Ways to Help Kids Adapt to New Standards

Common Core: 5 Ways to Help Kids Adapt to New Standards

A list of tips and ideas to help kids adapt to the new national curriculum requirements in school.
UMW Named Top Producer of Fulbright Scholars

UMW Named Top Producer of Fulbright Scholars

UMW is one of only two four-year public Virginia institutions to make the list.
How the Common Core Kills Cursive

How the Common Core Kills Cursive

As cursive becomes endangered in schools, Americans evaluate what it’s really good for.
Understanding Common Core: A Breakdown of the Pros and Cons

Understanding Common Core: A Breakdown of the Pros and Cons

A big change is underway in the world of American education.