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Virginia governor awards innovation grants to 10 high school divisions

by Patience Wait • 8 months ago

The grants will help schools plan and implement personalized learning programs, performance-based assessments and other innovations.

NextGen Leader Jon Gregori found his instructional technology calling in an art class

by Corinne Lestch • 1 year ago

Gregori developed the "Deeper Learning Model" at Henrico County Public Schools as a way to incorporate collaborative learning and STEAM education.

Eight governors join coalition to expand computer science education

by Emily Tate • 1 year ago

With these new additions, the total membership of the Governors' Partnership for K-12 Computer Science has doubled.

These states embraced computer science education in 2017

by Corinne Lestch • 1 year ago

From coast to coast, computer science is becoming the rule — not the exception — in America's schools.

States are making progress on data 'report cards,' but shortcomings are many

by Richard W. Walker • 1 year ago

Analysis from the Data Quality Campaign shows reports bogged down by lack of clarity, accessibility and jargon.

Virginia becomes first state to require computer science education

by Emily Tate • 1 year ago

Virginia's State Board of Education unanimously adopted mandatory standards for computer science education — a first nationally.

Virginia outranks other states 'NSA Day of Cyber' participation nationwide

by Emily Tate • 2 years ago

The challenge allows K-12 students to experience life as an NSA cyber expert for a day, in an effort to spark their interest in the field.

Virginia awarded $1.1M grant to create new performance-based tests

by Corinne Lestch • 2 years ago

The new tests will not replace computer adaptive exams, but state officials are hoping to decrease the number of standardized tests students have to take.

Virginia announces awards to upgrade tech education gear

by Wyatt Kash • 2 years ago

Gov. McAuliffe pledges 00,000 in grants to upgrade equipment for high school career and technical education programs.