Education / Virginia

Gov. McAuliffe announces recipients of the Inaugural Governor’s Awards for Excellence and Innovation in Education

 ~ Virginia recognizes outstanding individuals, schools, programs, and partnerships ~ RICHMOND – Governor McAuliffe announced Friday, Oct. 27, the first recipients of the Governor’s Award for Excellence and Innovation in Education. This new initiative recognizes outstanding educators and leaders, schools, divisions, and community partners across five categories: closing the achievement gap, community partnerships and collaboration, innovation in education, … Continue reading

Campus Life / Education / Europe / International News / Lifestyle

Parent group in Spain calls for weekend homework boycott

MADRID (AP) — Some Spanish parents are having their children boycott weekend homework in November, saying they get too much. The CEAPA federation of 12,000 parental associations says the “No to Homework” campaign aims to encourage more family time between parents and children. It also argues that the homework system is outdated and doesn’t improve … Continue reading