Virginia's Superintendent announced Friday that he would be requiring every school board in the state to adopt policies on the treatment of transgender students.
A Virginia judge has tossed a lawsuit by conservative groups challenging the state's directive to local school boards to adopt inclusive policies for transgender students. However, those same conservative groups are still claiming victory.
The Virginia Department of Health and the Virginia Department of Education released new guidance Wednesday for PreK-12 schools for the upcoming 2021-2022 school year which includes supporting school divisions in making decisions on masking and other prevention measures.
Thursday night was a big win for transgender rights in Fairfax County.
With a highly anticipated school year just weeks away, on Friday the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced that vaccinated teachers and students don't need to wear masks inside school buildings, relaxing its COVID-19 guidelines.
The reopening plan for this fall for Prince William County schools was released Wednesday night – and it includes details for how the district will accommodate state law and offer in-person learning five days a week.
The U.S. News & World Report released its highly anticipated 2021 Best High School rankings on Tuesday – and some local institutions were notably absent.
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T.C. Williams High School and Matthew Maury Elementary School in Alexandria have narrowed their list of options to rename each school after a community poll was taken in February.
School districts across Virginia have no timeline on when students could return to in-person instruction five days a week.
Winter weather, including as much as a foot of snow in some areas, is expected to hit the DC region on Wednesday. School districts from Maryland and Virginia are now sharing their snow day plans and detailing whether or not the inclement weather will deter online and in-person learning.
There are new developments tonight coming out of two Northern Virginia school districts – Fairfax County is moving forward with heading back to school while Loudoun County is scaling back.
Loudoun County Public Schools announced on Thursday it will revert to 100% distance learning for all students beginning Tuesday, Dec. 15.
In Northern Virginia, tryouts for teams are happening Monday as the Commonwealth resumes sports in many of its school districts. This comes as neighboring states, the District, and even some school districts in Virginia have decided against starting sports back up.
In northern Virginia, first-grade students are back in the classroom today in Prince William County. The return to in-person instruction is happening amid rising coronavirus case numbers.
In northern Virginia, FOX 5 is learning more about what went into the decision to stop a plan to bring more students back into the classroom in Fairfax County.
Fairfax County Public Schools announced Monday that the district is delaying additional in-person learning, including students and staff members in the Group 5 cohort (early HeadStart, pre-K, kindergarten, and select students who receive special education services) that had been scheduled to return to school on November 17.
An elite Northern Virginia high school’s admission process is at the center of controversy.
Tuesday marks the first day of school for students all over Northern Virginia, and it’s safe to say this school year is going to feel a little different.
Here's a look at what schools in D.C., Maryland and Virginia have planned for the upcoming year.