Virginia governor awards innovation grants to 10 high school divisions
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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.