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Federal Investigation Alleges Prince William Staff Restrained Disabled Students Too Frequently

Federal Investigation Alleges Prince William Staff Restrained Disabled Students Too Frequently

Prince William County schools for students with emotional or physical disabilities allegedly used physical restraint or seclusion too often.
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
School Calendar Changes in Prince William County

School Calendar Changes in Prince William County

Snow day sacrifices include longer school day, one less day for Spring Break and more.
School Delay Decision from Manassas Park Area Schools

School Delay Decision from Manassas Park Area Schools

Heavy snow Monday morning leaves lingering issues for school sites.
Snow Day Decisions for Manassas Park Area Schools

Snow Day Decisions for Manassas Park Area Schools

Where to find the latest information on schedule changes for Monday, March 17, 2014.
Snow Likely Adding More School Days to Semester

Snow Likely Adding More School Days to Semester

Prince William County looks to change June calendar after winter mess.
School Delay Decision from Prince William County Schools

School Delay Decision from Prince William County Schools

Recent snow and ice impact schedule on Wednesday, March 5.
Snow Day Decision From Prince William County Schools

Snow Day Decision From Prince William County Schools

Where to find information on school changes for Tuesday, March 4, 2014.
Snow Day Decision for Manassas Park Area Schools

Snow Day Decision for Manassas Park Area Schools

Where to find information on Manassas Park area school closings.
Snow Day Sacrifice: Big Changes to School Calendar in Prince William County

Snow Day Sacrifice: Big Changes to School Calendar in Prince William County

Superintendent's plan: "Probably won't be popular."
Delay Decision from Prince William County Public Schools

Delay Decision from Prince William County Public Schools

Winter weather overnight to impact start times Tuesday.
School Closings, Delay Decisions in Manassas Area

School Closings, Delay Decisions in Manassas Area

Here's where to find schools closing info for Friday.
School Closings, Delay Info for Manassas Area Schools

School Closings, Delay Info for Manassas Area Schools

Find out when/if schools are closed Thursday.
Political Education: Virginia Legislators Drafting Textbook Edits, Curriculum Rules

Political Education: Virginia Legislators Drafting Textbook Edits, Curriculum Rules

Controversies over Sea of Japan/East Sea references and the value of the creationism debate in science class.
Snow Day Dilemma: Big Pile of Days Off Will Impact School Calendar

Snow Day Dilemma: Big Pile of Days Off Will Impact School Calendar

Wednesday's snow day has drained the last of Prince William County School's available hours.
Virginia Senate Republicans Kill 'Dream Act' Bill in Committee Vote

Virginia Senate Republicans Kill 'Dream Act' Bill in Committee Vote

"These young people are a part of our communities, and they’re not going to disappear tomorrow," said Sen. Adam Ebbin. "So why wouldn’t we give them this tool to succeed in and contribut
Too Cold For School Tuesday? Prince William County Makes Decision

Too Cold For School Tuesday? Prince William County Makes Decision

Dangerous cold weather may put children at risk for frostbite and hypothermia.
School Closings, Delays in Prince William County

School Closings, Delays in Prince William County

Will this week's snowstorm make it a four-day weekend? Here's where to look.
Snow Day Decision from Prince William County Schools

Snow Day Decision from Prince William County Schools

School closing and delay information: Your kids are desperate to know. You're more than a little curious. Here are the details.
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.