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The teaching of U.S. history and civics in Virginia’s public schools got a B+ or a “Good” grade, according to “The State of State Standards for Civics and U.S. History in 2021,” an analysis released Wednesday by the Thomas B. Fordham Institute that rated the curriculums of all 50 states and the District of Columbia. But even a “Good” grade in the Home of Presidents is not quite good enough.

Garrison Keillor’s weekly assertion on “A Prairie Home Companion” that all the children living in the fictional of Lake Wobegon were "above average" was a gentle poke at American parents’ belief that all their offspring are special. It was not meant to be a blueprint for school systems in the real world.

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Vivian Kidd was shocked Friday when Lynchburg City Schools Superintendent Crystal Edwards named her the division’s 2020 Teacher of the Year du…

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The Ocean City School District was among the 11 new Lighthouse Districts announced Wednesday by the state Department of Education, an honor recognizing substantial academic improvement.

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