Head Start is a program for income-eligible families that focuses on academic, social and emotional development for children from birth to age 5.
Read more about the standardized tests, which establish minimum expectations for what students should know at the end of each grade or course.
Find a list of state-accredited private schools in Virginia or view information about providing education for children at home.
There are many different programs across the state for adults to hone their skills, obtain secondary education to receive their diploma or graduate equivalency degree (GED) or receive workforce preparation training.
View new instructional resources created by Virginia Department of Education staff, learn about professional development and grant opportunities, and find additional sources of information of special interest to teachers and their students.