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How South Hampton Roads school divisions plan to make up for snow days

Public school students across South Hampton Roads got to enjoy three days off because of the snow storm. Now comes the bad part for..

January 17, 2017

“If it’s going viral, it must be true:” Hampton Roads kids struggle with fake news, teachers say

By Matt McKinney | The Virginian-PilotKara Kimball has heard students cite some outlandish fake news articles in her four years teaching..

January 5, 2017

7 steps to explaining the election to your children

[embedyt][/embedyt] Regardless of how you voted and the things this historic event made you..

November 11, 2016

“How do I explain this to my children?”: CNN’s Van Jones gives voice to the “nightmare” some are feeling

CNN political commentator and Democratic strategist Van Jones discusses the upset victory of Donald Trump in last night’s..

November 9, 2016

Norfolk private school in historic Ghent builds gym, future with Blocker YMCA

To satisfy the needs of both organizations, The Williams School is building a gym on YMCA property. Source: Norfolk private school builds..

November 2, 2016

3 Portsmouth schools will finally get new roofs, thanks to federal program

  The leaky roof at Westhaven Elementary School has gotten so bad that Principal Ralph Snowden often surveys the building for moisture..

November 1, 2016

Ever wanted to tell officials exactly what you think of your children’s schools? The state of Virginia is giving you that chance.

  The Virginia Department of Education published a 19-question online survey Oct. 18 asking for feedback on how to hold schools..

October 29, 2016

Reading to children ‘more effective than technology at boosting science skills’

Parents must put down the tablets and start reading to their children if they want them to be successful in the world of tech and science...

October 25, 2016

Chesapeake, Virginia Beach YMCA preschool programs to forge ahead – without the YMCA

Such lessons, as with these Georgetown Primary preschool students coloring alphabet work pages  in Chesapeake, have been run since 1995 in..

October 18, 2016

Making cents of college costs — free forum in Portsmouth

State CPA and Sen. Louise Lucas will hold the free seminar, “You Can Afford College: A Financial Fitness Initiative,” at 5:30..

October 17, 2016


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