Virginia on-time high school graduation rate tops 91 percent
Education / Virginia

Virginia on-time high school graduation rate tops 91 percent

RICHMOND – Governor Terry McAuliffe announced Thursday, Sept. 29, that over nine out of ten students who entered the ninth grade in 2012 earned a diploma within four years, and more than half graduated from high school with the Commonwealth’s most rigorous diploma, the Virginia Department of Education (VDOE) reported today. Of the 95,130 students … Continue reading

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4 Va. schools nominated for national environmental award

  RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The Virginia Department of Education is nominating four schools for the 2015 national Green Ribbon School program that recognizes environmental awareness. Bassett High School in Henry County was nominated for reducing its electric consumption and its nationally recognized horticulture program. Coles Elementary School in Prince William County has created nine … Continue reading